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What is induction of labor?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 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".

In brief: 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".
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: Stimulating uterus.

Several methods can be used to stimulate the uterus and kick-start labor when it is no longer safe for mother or baby to allow the pregnancy to continue.

In brief: Stimulating uterus.

Several methods can be used to stimulate the uterus and kick-start labor when it is no longer safe for mother or baby to allow the pregnancy to continue.
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