What is the Evidence for Inducing Labor if Your Water Breaks at Term?
By Alicia A. Breakey, MA, PhD Candidate, Angela Reidner, MS, CNM, and Rebecca Dekker, PhD, RN, APRN
Another amazing article from Evidence Based Birth!
“Many people are under the impression that once a woman’s water breaks, she only has 24 hours to give birth or she will automatically need a C-section. Where did this opinion come from? Is it evidence-based?”
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Prelabor or “premature” rupture of membranes (PROM), happens when your water breaks before the start of labor.
Term PROM is when your water breaks before labor at ≥37 weeks of pregnancy.
Preterm PROM, or PPROM, happens when your water breaks before 37 weeks.
Read the entire article HERE.