How is induction of labor done?

Answer Most labor is induced by using the drug Pitocin, a synthetic form of oxytocin. Oxytocin is a natural hormone produced in the body by the pituitary gland. During normal labor, oxytocin causes contra... Read More »

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What is induction of labor?

Induction of labor involves using artificial means to assist the mother in delivering her baby.

What Is ROM Labor Induction?

Rupture of membranes (ROM) is sometimes used to induce labor. It can also be done during labor in an attempt to speed up the process. Ideally, the membranes should rupture on their own at some poin... Read More »

Is labor induction necessary?

On One Hand: Evaluate the NecessityIt's necessary to induce if the mother is 10 days past her due date, has a uterine infection, has a serious medical condition, does not have enough amniotic fluid... Read More »

Why cant you eat before labor induction?

she should not eat due to possibility of he vommitting during labor and or delivery