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Can I refuse a pitocin (oxytocin) after birth and just use a uterus massage?

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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
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In brief: You can

But should not. If fundal massage does not cause your uterus to clamp down, you could potentially bleed heavily, and require a transfusion or worse.

In brief: You can

But should not. If fundal massage does not cause your uterus to clamp down, you could potentially bleed heavily, and require a transfusion or worse.
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