International Journal of Reproductive Medicine / 2015 / Article / Tab 5

Clinical Study

Foley Catheter versus Vaginal Misoprostol for Labour Induction

Table 5

Neonatal outcome in Group I and Group II.

ParametersGroup I ()
(misoprostol)
Group II ()
(Foley catheter)
” value

Birth weight (kg)
(mean ± SD)
2.79 ± 0.432.91 ± 0.53>0.05

Apgar score
(at 1 min)
Mean ± SD
7.80 ± 0.777.91 ± 0.33>0.05

Apgar score
(at 5 min)
Mean ± SD
8.92 ± 0.388.98 ± 0.15>0.05

Admission in neonatal intensive care unit 13.3%13.6%>0.05

Meconium aspiration syndrome 8.3%9.1%>0.05