EBB 277 - Evidence on Induction vs. Waiting for Labor with Term PROM
On this episode of the EBB Podcast, I am so excited to bring you brand new, evidence on premature rupture of membranes (PROM) at term!
We are releasing today’s episode to celebrate the update of our Signature Article on the Evidence on PROM.
In today’s episode, I am going to cover the following topics related to PROM:
- What are the membranes, and what does it mean to say they’ve “ruptured”?
- Membrane rupture can help prepare the body for the process of childbirth—but why?
- What is it like when your water breaks before labor?
- What are some risk factors that might increase the chances of your water breaking before labor?
- What is the “24-hour clock for PROM,” and where did it come from?
- If you have PROM, how long does it take for labor to start on its own?
- How are GBS and PROM related?
- What does the research evidence say on Induction versus Waiting for Labor for term PROM?
- What are the professional guidelines?
- What is the Bottom Line?
For a full list of resources and references please visit our blog on the Evidence on PROM here.
To read the full Signature Article on PROM and download our 1-Page Handout, click here.
Watch our special video on PROM on our YouTube Channel
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