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475; Antenatal corticosteroid therapy for fetal maturation obs Gyn Feb 2011;117(2pt1);422-4.
The use of glucocorticoids to induce parturition might be useful for salvaging a high risk pregnancy by initiating early fetal maturation and delivery but have shown limited efficacy for inducing parturition in the mare.