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You work at a freestanding surgery center across from a medical center. A surgeon wants to schedule an incision and drainage (I&D) of a breast abscess on a pregnant patient scheduled for an elective cesarean in a few days. Your anesthesiologist is hesitant and cites concerns about inducing labor and, more importantly, fetal distress. What do you do?

Should nonobstetric outpatient surgery be performed on a pregnant patient?