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Your baby needs a full 40 weeks of pregnancy to grow and develop.While being done with pregnancy may seem tempting, especially during those last few weeks, inducing labor is associated with increased risks including prematurity, cesarean surgery, hemorrhage and infection.

Labor should only be induced for medical reasons—not for convenience or scheduling concerns. Baby will let you know when she’s ready to emerge. Until then, here are 40 reasons to go at least the full 40 weeks of pregnancy.TAP  A CARD BELOW TO LEARN MORE!

Help Save Lives of Mother

It is hard to believe, but every day, women in the United States die during childbirth. Other experience long-complications with lasting impact. Yet, most of this is preventable. One way to prevent the risk is to avoid inducing unless medically necessary Learn more about the maternal mortality and morbidity

The nurses of AWHONN urge women to wait for labor to start on its own.

Why are mothers dying during childbirth in the U.S. ?

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Why are mothers dying during childbirth in the U.S. ?

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Here are 4 easy ways you can make difference:

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  • Let Baby Choose Her Birthday !

Tell us who you are and we will send you information about the benefits for waiting for labor to start on its own. We will share questions to ask nurses and doctors, tips for taking pregnancy full term, and much more! We will send you information to share with expecting parents, whether family, friends or coworkers.

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Help us get the word out to educate mothers, partners and caregivers about the benefits of waiting for labor! The more people know, the more lives will be saved! Your generosity will help us reach 6 million pregnant women each year in the United States.





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