Pitocin

What is Pitocin?

Pitocin is a liquid medication that is a synthetic form of the naturally occurring hormone, oxytocin. Pitocin can also be used to speed up your labor, known as the augmentation of labor.

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Is it normal to go into the hospital at 6cm dilated and then the nurse give you pitocin without your consent? I recently found out by obtaining my...

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Thanks for posting your query.
At 6 cm dilatation, it is expected that the head must have descended low enough and a normal delivery is...

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I gave birth 5 days ago, vaginal delivery no complications. Pitocin for last centimeter and minimal epidural medicine as my blood pressure dropped...

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I have gone through the query and understood your concern. Black color in the stool can be due to ingestion of iron as food or medication or...

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I m 41 weeks pregnant and was just curious what I could do to help get labor started. I have been told walking, and sex (but the baby is so low...

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Since this is your fourth pregnancy, your uterus may react very quickly to pitocin and this is not advisable. If your Bishop's score is...

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I gave birth 5 days ago, vaginal delivery no complications. Pitocin for last centimeter and minimal epidural medicine as my blood pressure dropped...

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I m 41 weeks pregnant and was just curious what I could do to help get labor started. I have been told walking, and sex (but the baby is so low...

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