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  • Mandujano et al. (2013). "The risk of fetal death: current concepts of best gestational age for delivery," American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 208(3):207e1-8.
  • Cheng et al. (2012). "Impending macrosomia: will induction of labour modify the risk of caesarean delivery?" BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 119(4):402-409.
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  • Ehrenthal et al. (2011). "Neonatal outcomes after implementation of guidelines limiting elective delivery before 39 weeks of gestation," Obstetrics and Gynecology 118(5):1047-1055.


  • Nicholson et al. (2013). "New Definition of Term Pregnancy," JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association 310(18):1985-1986.

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