This case features a healthy primip normal pregnancy with premature rupture of membranes and spontaneous onset of contractions. What are the risks factors in this case and what do you need to look out for? Here you need to trust your knowledge in physiology and CTG interpretation, and always take the whole clinical picture into consideration.

Background:

  • P1, 39 weeks + 6 days
  • Antenatal period – uneventful
  • Premature rupture of membranes – clear
  • Early labor, contracting 2:10 min
  • VE 3cm dilated.
  • BP: 135/82
  • Normal movements

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