Rates of induced labor declining in US, CDC says

June 19, 2014 12:38 PM

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Rates of induced labor declining in US, CDC says

The number of U.S. infants born early due to induced labor or C-section has declined in recent years after almost two decades of consistent increases, HealthDay News reported.

In a report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, data revealed that rates of induced labor have uniformly declined among expectant mothers at 35 to 38 weeks gestation since 2006.

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