- Amniotomy for shortening spontaneous labourRebecca M D Smyth
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester, Manchester
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 1:CD006167. 2013..The primary aim of amniotomy is to speed up contractions and, therefore, shorten the length of labour. However, there are concerns regarding unintended adverse effects on the woman and baby...