Induction of labour
This is an extract from a NICE publication. The complete publication is available at http://publications.nice.org.uk/ifp70
About this information
NICE clinical guidelines advise the NHS on caring for people with specific conditions or diseases and the treatments they should receive. The information applies to people using the NHS in England and Wales.
This information explains the advice about inducing labour that is set out in NICE clinical guideline 70.
This is an update of advice on induction of labour that NICE produced in 2001.