Induction of Labor

  • Kanan Yelikar
  • Sonali Deshpande


Induction of labor is one of the most commonly performed obstetrical procedures all over the world. Induction of labor refers to techniques for stimulating uterine contractions to accomplish delivery prior to the onset of spontaneous labor [1]. Augmentation of labor refers to increasing the frequency and improving the intensity of existing uterine contractions in a patient who is in labor and not progressing adequately, in order to accomplish vaginal delivery [1].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kanan Yelikar
    • 1
  • Sonali Deshpande
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of OB/GYNGovt. Medical College & HospitalAurangabadIndia
  2. 2.Govt. Medical College & HospitalAurangabadIndia

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