Induction of labor versus expectant management for gestational diabetes mellitus at term.


Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rambam Health Care Campus, affiliated to the Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. [Email]


To evaluate whether induction of labor (IOL), as compared with expectant management, in gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) mothers at term (between 370/7 and 406/7), decreases caesarean section (CS) rate and the rate of adverse composite neonatal outcomes.


Cesarean section,Gestational diabetes,Induction of labor,Maternal outcome,Neonatal outcome,