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ObGyn Will you induce labor at 40 weeks gestation?

A patient at 40weeks AOG comes for follow-up. she has no signs of labor, no rupture of membranes, fetus HS are normal. Will you induce labor in this patient or advise follow-up?

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anyone with an answer... i think this was a question on one of the nbmes... i answered "follow-up" since the cutoff for postterm pregnancy is 42weeks. but im not sure if i got it right or wrong...
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Depends on what are other choices if there is other choice regarding inform or what patient thinking will go for that ..otherwise just follow up till another 2 weeks as oligohydraminos chances increases after term ....
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