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Table 1 Accepted Indications for Labor Induction

From: The 39-week rule and term stillbirth: beneficence, autonomy, and the ethics of the current restrictions on early-term labor induction in the US

Late-term pregnancy (> 41 weeks 0 days of gestation)
Severe fetal growth restriction (fetus not growing, < 5%)
Rupture of membranes without labor
Severe pre-eclampsia (hypertension of pregnancy)
Chorio-amnionitis (amniotic fluid infection)
Failed antenatal testing (possible fetal compromise)
Significant oligohydramnios (AFI < 6)