Prostaglandin Gels

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What causes uterine rupture?

Prostaglandin Gels

On July 5th, the New England Journal Of Medicine released an article about the safety of VBAC. The article stated that the increasing use of labor inducing drugs such as Prostaglandin Gels is causing an increase in uterine ruptures in women attempting a VBAC. Out of 20,000 women, the highest rate of uterine rupture occurred in women who were induced when attempting a VBAC.

   

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