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Fig. 3 | BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

Fig. 3

From: Increased maternal TSH and decreased maternal FT4 are associated with a higher operative delivery rate in low-risk pregnancies: A prospective cohort study

Fig. 3

The relation between mean FT4 at three trimesters and the mode of delivery in 872 term women in whom labour started spontaneously: women who had an operative vaginal delivery or Caesarean section because of prolonged expulsion had significantly lower mean FT4 throughout gestation (repeated measures ANOVA, F = 3.0, p = 0.030), adjusted for age, parity, gestational age and BMI

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