A 45-year-old member asked:
What does it mean to "induce" labor?
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey answered
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cause labor to start: Medications are administered to the mother orally, intravenously, or vaginally that cause hormone changes in the uterus. These medications enable to the uterus to start contracting causing the cervix to open and labor to start.
Answered on Oct 28, 2015
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