Unnecessary induction of labor increases risk of cesarean section and other complications, study suggests -- ScienceDaily
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Induction of labor should be restricted to medical indications
Cervical dilation was significantly greater in the date-eating mamas upon arrival at the hospital 83% of mothers who consumed dates had their membranes intact upon admission at the hospital 96% of the women who ate dates went into labor on their own Use of Pitocin (synthetic Oxytocin) was significantly lower in women who consumed dates (28%), compared with the non-date fruit mothers (47%)
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article on induction for low amniotic fluid
The hour following birth is undoubtedly one of the most critical phases in the life of human beings. It is not by chance that all human groups have routinely disturbed the physiological processes in this short period of time, via beliefs and rituals. Our cultural milieus are to a great extent shaped at the very beginning of the mother-newborn interaction
Adverse Events Following Misoprostol Induction of Labor by Marsden Wagner, MD, MS
45 percent of births in the US are now induced, but evidence supporting this intervention is severely lacking. Case controlled studies show no benefit to inducing for postdates. Routinely inducing for postdates is based on 3 uncontrolled, retrospective studies showing 1/1000 less stillbirths while ignoring possible increases in brain damage to newborns as a result of induction.
The Shocking Lack Of Scientific Evidence For Inducing Birth
Case against induction - article
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