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Antenatal corticosteroids for fetal lung maturity

  • Consider if preeclampsia @ ≤34+6 wks gest

  • Consider if gestational HTN @ ≤34+6 wks gest & delivery contemplated w/in next 7 days

    • Consider rescue dose if @ ≤34+6 wks gest & continued high risk of preterm delivery, ≥7 day after initial course

  • Consider if plan for elective c-section @ ≤38+6 wks gest



Adapted from SOGC Clinical Practice Guideline. Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Management of the Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy: Executive Summary. J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2014;36(5):416–438

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