What is Oxytocin?

Oxytocin is a mammalian neurohypophysial hormone (secreted by the posterior pituitary gland) that acts primarily as a neuromodulator in the brain. It is used clinically to stimulate contractions of the uterus during labour, to control bleeding following delivery, and to stimulate the secretion of breast milk.

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I have a 17 yr old son with mild aspergers. I have researched about oxytocin. I can find it online but do
not trust buying anything like that...

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Oxytocin may not be that useful

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25, 5'4", 175lbs. im 7 weeks pregnant. no major medical history.

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Hello and thanks for the query,

Your question is a very good one and I will try to provide you with some good information and recommendations...

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I am 24 years old. this is my first pregnancy .I have my due date on 15 th june. I im totally normal my doctor suggests that i have more chances...

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welcome to health care magic
do not worry. many a times labour pains do not start by the expected day. the pregnancy should not be allowed to...

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