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Decision Aid Summary

Title Your Choice: Spontaneous Labor Or Labor Induction?
To access it Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Audience Pregnant people who have healthy pregnancies at or beyond 39 weeks (including late-term and post-term pregnancies).
Options included Wait for spontaneous labor.
Schedule labor induction between 41-42 weeks.
Request labor induction between 39-41 weeks.
Year of last update or review 2022
Format Web, paper, PDF
Developer Ann Peralta, MPH, DrPH
Where was it developed? www.inductiondecisionaid.org
Partner to Decide
Health condition Childbirth
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English, Spanish, Haitian Creole
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
7 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2024-03-04.