The number of trips delivery is constantly increasing. This medical procedure is it not affect the delivery, the mother and child?

If you are expecting a baby, you will probably make the decision to accept or not the trigger childbirth. As made maternity clothes, whether to accommodate your health care professional or medical advice, triggering the delivery is becoming more common. What are the questions to ask before deciding whether the trigger is necessary?

Accept a trigger

Instead of encouraging the work of childbirth begins spontaneously, more and more women are using a trigger. In a report published in 2005 by the American organization Childbirth Connection , 11% of mothers felt that they felt pressured by their physician in their decision to accept a trigger.

Some figures

Scheduled births are very popular in the United States, among the medical profession. Across the Atlantic, the cesarean rate is over 30%, while the WHO recommends 15% in the industrialized countries.In France, maternity Level 3 seem to have less use of scheduled deliveries that maternity clothes Level 1 and 2, they do not always have all the resources in personnel.

In some maternity dresses for a trigger rate above 30%, the rate of onset of convenience is about 50%. 25% of respondents confirmed that the outbreak was directly related to the excess of the presumed date of confinement. In 17% of cases, the main argument was supposed to baby weight. The estimated weight however still very uncertain with an error margin of 20%.


Potential consequences of a trigger

* The risk of caesarean sections increased by 67% compared to an unplanned birth.
* Trigger increases the risk of having a baby in neonatal ward by 64%
* The scheduled delivery without medical indication increases the risk of neonatal stay by 44%
* Risk of uterine rupture
* Failed to trigger the alternative is that the programming of a cesarean section.

Making the Decision

In the field of pregnancy and childbirth, research shows that it is always better to avoid interfering with nature and to limit medical interventions, especially if they are not actively medically justified. Healthy communication with her obstetrician or midwife is essential to assess the level of urgency and risks. Medical studies show that in any event, scheduled deliveries can cause unwanted side effects for the mother and child. This decision seems to not be able to take the light, and even less for personal reasons.