Induction of labour is a common obstetric intervention. The clinical
requirement for induction of labour arises from circumstances in which it is
believed that the outcome of the pregnancy will be better if it is artificially
interrupted rather than being left to follow its natural course.
The use of amniotomy plus oxytocin for induction of labor may increase the risk
of postpartum hemorrhage and women dissatisfaction compared with vaginal
Further research are necessary to evaluate remain clinical scenarios, to define
under which clinical circumstances one intervention may be preferable to another.
Women and caregivers´ satisfaction and economic analysis are important