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Table 1 Interventions to prevent intrapartum stillbirth reviewed in this paper

From: Reducing stillbirths: interventions during labour

   • Instrumental delivery (vacuum and forceps-assisted)
   • Emergency obstetric care, including Caesarean section
   • Induction of labour versus expectant management
   • Drugs for cervical ripening and induction of labour
   • Planned Caesarean section for breech presentation
   • Magnesium sulphate for treatment of pre-eclampsia/eclampsia or pre-term labour
   • Maternal hyperoxygenation for suspected impaired fetal growth
   • Amnioinfusion