Oxytocin prevents premature childbirth?

Answer No, it does not.

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Does oxytocin prevents premature births?

No oxytocin is used to stimulate labor. In humans, oxytocin stimulates milk let down during lactation, uterine contraction during birth and is released during sexual orgasm in both men and women.

What is the role of oxytocin in childbirth?

Oxytocin is used in child birth to strengthen uterine contractions. it is used during labour(first stage) when the uterine contractions are hypotonic(weak contractions).in his case its used to aug... Read More »

What are the chances of subequent pregnancies to be premature after premature birth and loss?

yes. be sure to talk to your doctor, and make appointments so your doctor can help you make sure no accidents acure.

What is premature rupture of membranes in prematurity or premature birth?

Premature rupture of membranes occurs when the amniotic sac is torn, causing the amniotic fluid to leak out.