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Oxytocin to induce labour

Administration as a serum

When the risk of continuing a pregnancy is bigger than that of inducing labor, oxytocin can be used by the doctors. This hormone is in charge of the uterine contractions just like the oxytocin that is secreted by the brain.

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Types of labour

Also known as “lightening” or “dropping”, it is the last stage of pregnancy, which finishes when the baby is born. There are different types of labour depending on how the baby drops out from the woman’s womb.

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