Artificial rupture of membranes

What is Artificial rupture of membranes?

Artificial rupture of membranes (AROM), also known as an amniotomy, may be performed by a midwife or obstetrician to induce or accelerate labor. The membranes may be ruptured using a specialized tool, such as an amnihook or amnicot, or they may be ruptured by the proceduralist's finger.

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Wife is 38.5 weeks, 4-5 cm dialated. Doctor wants to break water to help bring labor now and deliver the baby today. Is this necessary or is it...

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Go for rupture of membranes

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