The Cook® Cervical Ripening Balloon with Stylet (CRBS) is used for mechanical dilation of the cervical canal prior to labor induction at term when the cervix is unfavorable for induction.
This resource page includes a procedural video and several documents on the use and benefits of the CRBS.
For patients: Visit the American College of Gynecologists & Obstetricians website for answers to frequently asked questions about labor induction.
Click on the images below to view the full-sized versions of the resources.
CRBS instructional poster