|What happens if the doctor does not manage to induce my labour?
If for whatever reason, after trying all the avenues available
in order to get labour well established, there is not significant
progress then the doctor will usually decide to perform
a caesarian. The use of the intravenous drip to administer
medication such as oxytoxin which brings on the contractions
is usually carried out for up to eight hours before resorting
to a caesarian.
Induction - Reasons not to