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Why Induction Matters

In modern maternity systems one in four women have their labour induced. Why Induction Matters provides a comprehensive, evidence-based guide to this common intervention. The induction process is explained detail, and reasons for offering induction are discussed. Options related to inducing labour or choosing to wait are explored, and women’s experiences are included throughout. The book aims to help parents make their own informed decisions about induction of labour.

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Book Chapter

Chapter 6: Pregnancy and birth: health and wellbeing for the woman and family

In: Child, Youth and Family Health: Strengthening Communities, 2nd edition

Editors: Margaret Barnes and Jennifer Rowe