Inducing First-Time Mothers Aged 35 And Over Could Reduce Stillbirth And Neonatal Deaths, Study Suggests

'This study represents the strongest evidence yet.'

For first-time mothers aged 35 and over, inducing labour early could reduce the risk of stillbirth and neonatal deaths, a new study has suggested. 

The study of nearly 80,000 UK women, published in the journal PLOS Medicine, showed that inducing these women one to two weeks earlier was linked to the risk of baby death falling from 26 per 10,000 pregnancies to eight per 10,000 pregnancies. 

“The number of first-time mothers over the age of...
source: The Huffington Post