The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the members of the Women’s Health Registry Alliance have established standardized definitions for the data elements used in maternity care. The reVITALize Obstetric Data Definitions are formally supported by the AAFP.
Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation
Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Avoid elective, non-medically indicated inductions of labor between 39 weeks, 0 days and 41 weeks, 0 days unless the cervix is deemed favorable.
Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Don’t schedule elective, non-medically indicated inductions of labor or Cesarean deliveries before 39 weeks, 0 days gestational age.
Clinical Practice Guideline Endorsed by the AAFP With Qualifications
Clinical Practice Guideline developed by the AAFP
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