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Morning versus evening induction of labour for improving outcomes

  1. Jannet JH Bakker1,*,
  2. Birgit Y van der Goes1,
  3. Maria Pel1,
  4. Ben Willem J Mol2,
  5. Joris AM van der Post1

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 28 FEB 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 19 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007707.pub2


How to Cite

Bakker JJH, van der Goes BY, Pel M, Mol BWJ, van der Post JAM. Morning versus evening induction of labour for improving outcomes. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD007707. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007707.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Academic Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  2. 2

    Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Amsterdam, Netherlands

*Jannet JH Bakker, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam, 1105 AZ, Netherlands. j.j.bakker@amc.nl.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 28 FEB 2013

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[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Morning versus evening start of induction with prostaglandins, Outcome 1 Apgar less than 7 at 5 minutes.
[Analysis 1.2]
Analysis 1.2. Comparison 1 Morning versus evening start of induction with prostaglandins, Outcome 2 Admission to NICU.
[Analysis 1.3]
Analysis 1.3. Comparison 1 Morning versus evening start of induction with prostaglandins, Outcome 3 Caesarean section.
[Analysis 1.4]
Analysis 1.4. Comparison 1 Morning versus evening start of induction with prostaglandins, Outcome 4 Instrumental vaginal delivery.
[Analysis 1.5]
Analysis 1.5. Comparison 1 Morning versus evening start of induction with prostaglandins, Outcome 5 Use of epidural anaesthesia.
[Analysis 1.6]
Analysis 1.6. Comparison 1 Morning versus evening start of induction with prostaglandins, Outcome 6 Need for blood transfusion.
[Analysis 1.7]
Analysis 1.7. Comparison 1 Morning versus evening start of induction with prostaglandins, Outcome 7 Vaginal birth not achieved 24 hours.
[Analysis 1.8]
Analysis 1.8. Comparison 1 Morning versus evening start of induction with prostaglandins, Outcome 8 Delivery outside office hours.
[Analysis 1.9]
Analysis 1.9. Comparison 1 Morning versus evening start of induction with prostaglandins, Outcome 9 Dissatisfaction with time start induction.
[Analysis 1.10]
Analysis 1.10. Comparison 1 Morning versus evening start of induction with prostaglandins, Outcome 10 Bad quality of sleep.
[Analysis 2.1]
Analysis 2.1. Comparison 2 Morning versus evening start of induction with intravenous oxytocin, Outcome 1 Apgar score less than 7 at 5 minutes.
[Analysis 2.2]
Analysis 2.2. Comparison 2 Morning versus evening start of induction with intravenous oxytocin, Outcome 2 Neonatal admission.
[Analysis 2.3]
Analysis 2.3. Comparison 2 Morning versus evening start of induction with intravenous oxytocin, Outcome 3 Caesarean section.
[Analysis 2.4]
Analysis 2.4. Comparison 2 Morning versus evening start of induction with intravenous oxytocin, Outcome 4 Instrumental vaginal delivery.
[Analysis 2.5]
Analysis 2.5. Comparison 2 Morning versus evening start of induction with intravenous oxytocin, Outcome 5 Use of epidural anaesthesia.
[Analysis 2.6]
Analysis 2.6. Comparison 2 Morning versus evening start of induction with intravenous oxytocin, Outcome 6 Use of antibiotics because of signs of intrauterine infection.
[Analysis 2.7]
Analysis 2.7. Comparison 2 Morning versus evening start of induction with intravenous oxytocin, Outcome 7 Duration of labour (minutes).