Category: Labor

Research Regarding the Benefits of Pitocin Augmentation

Pitocin augmentation may be suggested during spontaneous labor (labor that began without induction methods) if your clinician believes that your cervix is dilating (opening) at a slower than normal rate. Pitocin is a synthetic version of the hormone Oxytocin, which has several functions, including stimulating uterine contractions. Pitocin is a medication that is administered through […]