I strongly believe that preparation and informed decisions before childbirth is a way of self-love! What do you think?
This time let’s explore Oxytocin and Pitocin (synthetic oxytocin).
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Few general things:
Oxytocin releases naturally when labor initiates (from brain to bloodstream, in pulsating manner)
Pitocin is administered manually to induct or augment labor & for third stage management (intravenously to bloodstream, constant dose)