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Caesarean Delivery for Pregnancies in the Second Stage of Labor: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: September 16, 2019
Project Number: RB1394-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What are the benefits and harms of caesarean delivery for Robson group 1 pregnancies with failure to progress in the second stage of labour?
  2. What are the benefits and harms of caesarean delivery for Robson group 2A pregnancies with failure to progress in the second stage of labour?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of caesarean delivery for Robson group 1 or 2A pregnancies with failure to progress in the second stage of labour?

Key Message

No relevant literature or evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding caesarean delivery for Robson group 1 and 2A with failure to progress in the second stage of labour.