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What is induction of labor?
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Dr. Wayne Ingram answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pitocin (oxytocin) use: Induction involves the use of a drug(pitocin) to stimulate contractions when pregnancies exceed 42 documented weeks or electively at the time of fetal maturity for other reasons, or earlier in the pregnancy such as a diabetic mother with a suspected "large baby".
Answered on Jul 12, 2014
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