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A pregnancy with well controlled GD, normal baby weight, and no other abnormality, do you consider induction early or continue to watch it until week 42?
 

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well controlled with diet or pharmacotherapy?
 

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Well controlled with pharmacotherapy.
Typically induction at 39 weeks but you have to individualize treatment with each patient.
 

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A pregnancy with well controlled GD, normal baby weight, and no other abnormality, do you consider induction early or continue to watch it until week 42?
Delivery by a patient's due date at the latest. Generally delivered at 39 weeks or so.

From what I understand, the stillbirth rate is increased after 40 weeks compared to the general population and although the absolute number may be low, the benefit does not justify the risk of this.
 

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Ditto. 39 weeks.
 

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Typically induction at 39 weeks but you have to individualize treatment with each patient.
Out of curiosity, what would your answer be if it was controlled with diet?
 

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Out of curiosity, what would your answer be if it was controlled with diet?
Well controlled on diet, I would wait for her to labor with induction sometime between 41 and 42 weeks like everyone else. A lot depends on cervical exam.