What is the role of oxytocin in childbirth?

Answer 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 »

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Oxytocin prevents premature childbirth?

What is the role of the nurse in culture-related childbirth practice?

I'm sure you hate hearing people say this, but there is no way to determine how far off labour is by these statistics. As you may well know, dilation refers to the cervical opening, effacement to t... Read More »

How is oxytocin administered during labor?

When used to start or continue labor, it is slowly injected into a vein. A nasal spray form is used to increase milk flow in breastfeeding.

Why is oxytocin used after delivery?

Oxytocin also may be used to control bleeding after delivery or to help make the milk flow in women who are breastfeeding their babies.