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Labour induction for large for gestational age (LGA) infants in women without gestational diabetes (GD) has not been recommended due to concern for increasing the likelihood of caesarean delivery and lack of fetal benefit. Some studies comparing labour induction with spontaneous labour have demonstrated higher caesarean rates with induction. However, recent studies using expectant management as the comparison group have not demonstrated an increase of caesarean delivery.1 Studies evaluating term induction for LGA have not shown decreased neonatal morbidity, even though macrosomic fetuses are at increased risk. …
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