Pre-labour Rupture of Membranes: impatience and risk

http://midwifethinking.com/2010/09/10/pre-labour-rupture-of-membranes-impatience-and-risk/

Amniotic sac and fluid play an important role in the labour process and usually remain intact until the end of labour. However, around 10% of women will experience their waters breaking before labour begins. The standard approach to this situation is to induce labour by using prostaglandins and/or syntocinon (aka pitocin) to stimulate contractions.....