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Study Finds Pre-Term Delivery Lowers Cerebral Palsy Risk by 25%

Study Finds Pre-Term Delivery Lowers Cerebral Palsy Risk by 25%

A study  out of Denmark has found a 25% decreased risk of cerebral palsy when labor is induced at 37 weeks of pregnancy. The study, which analyzed 770,926 deliveries over a 13 year period, also noted that early delivery lowers the risk of stillbirth, newborn asphyxia, neonatal mortality, macrosomia and peripheral nerve injuries. The University of Copenhagen researchers found that since babies delivered at 37 weeks are smaller than full-term infants, the potential for labor dystocia and potential birth injury are decreased. However, researchers concluded that proactive labor induction must be carefully scrutinized before implementation in other countries.

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