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  1. Oxytocin injection is used to begin or improve contractions during labor. Oxytocin also is used to reduce bleeding after childbirth. ... other medications or procedures to end a pregnancy. Oxytocin is in a class of medications called oxytocic ...
  2. Oxytocin is a medicine given through your veins (IV or intravenous) to either start your contractions or ... not so strong that they harm your baby. Oxytocin may not be used if tests show that ...
  3. Brain Hormones (Endocrine Society)  
    Pituitary Disorders/Start Here ... Pituitary Disorders ... Endocrine Society ... Found deep inside the brain, the hypothalamus produces releasing and inhibiting hormones ...
  4. Brain Facts: Glossary (Society for Neuroscience)  
    Brain Diseases/Reference Desk ... Brain Diseases ... Society for Neuroscience
  5. Induction of Labor at 39 Weeks (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists)  
    Childbirth/Specifics ... Childbirth ... American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists ... New research suggests that induction for healthy women at 39 weeks in ...
  6. ... monitor will be used. You will be given oxytocin (Pitocin), a hormone that makes the uterus contract. ... leads to your body releasing small amounts of oxytocin which will make the uterus contract. The baby's ...
  7. Endocrine System (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... puberty, prolactin, endorphins, adrenaline, epinephrine, ovulation, menstrual cycle, oxytocin, diabetes, insulin, gigantism, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, graves' disease, cushing's ...
  8. Breastfeeding after Cesarean Delivery (American Academy of Pediatrics)  
    C-section~ Cesarean~ breastfeeding~ oxytocin~ lactate~ nursing~ nurse~ breastmilk~ surgery~ drugs~ medications~ anesthesia~ epidural~ incision~ football hold~ delivery
  9. Monitoring Baby's Heart Rate During Labor (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
    Childbirth/Diagnosis and Tests ... Childbirth ... Childbirth Problems/Diagnosis and Tests ... Childbirth Problems ... American Academy of Family Physicians
  10. What Are Pituitary Tumors? (American Cancer Society)  
    Pituitary Tumors/Start Here ... Pituitary Tumors ... American Cancer Society ... A pituitary tumor is an abnormal growth of cells in the pituitary gland. Learn more ...
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