Article in today's daily mail suggesting that research from Denmark shows a halving of neonatal deaths and cutting of cerebral palsy rates by a quarter where labour is induced at 37 weeks.
Please can we have analysis of this study by Behind theHeadlines or similar?
This is pretty alarming and major stuff. It was a large study, but I haven't read it.
It would be helpful if a full analysis could be given as I'm concerned how influential this might be to advice organisations, let alone NHS policies or discussions with professionals, potentially. Already Count the Kicks has posted it on their facebook page suggesting the article accurately reflects the outcome of the study (note they have linked to the article, not the study). Count the Kicks is highly respected and people may start requesting induction or c-sections based on what they appear to support.
The findings are published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
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