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gestation

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the condition of carrying a developing fetus within the uterus

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Different methods for the induction of labour in postterm pregnancy.
The 2004 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Practice Bulletin on the management of postterm pregnancy noted that well-dated pregnancies persisting beyond 294 days (42 weeks) were associated with oligohydramnios, birth injury, macrosomia, meconium aspiration syndrome, and stillbirth.
ACOG practice bulletin clinical management guidelines for obstetricians-gynecologists number 55, september 2004 (replaces practice pattern number 6, october 1997) management of postterm pregnancy.
About 30%1 of the pregnancies requiring induction of labour may be induced for both fetal as well as maternal reasons; among them are, postterm pregnancy, pre- eclampsia and rupture of membranes without onset of spontaneous contractions within 24 hours2.
The rate of perinatal morbidity and mortality is significantly higher in postterm pregnancy, according to the results of a literature review conducted by Dr.
Other more serious situations, for example diet-controlled diabetes, mild hypertension, postterm pregnancy, twins, or a previous fetal death, will demand serial testing.