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Do breast pumping really help you go into labor?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: It can - avoid it!

Nipple stimulation and/or breast pumping increase the maternal blood concentration of oxytocin that stimulates uterine contractions and can trigger labor.
Avoid this completely! it can lead to fetal death and other adverse perinatal outcomes..

In brief: It can - avoid it!

Nipple stimulation and/or breast pumping increase the maternal blood concentration of oxytocin that stimulates uterine contractions and can trigger labor.
Avoid this completely! it can lead to fetal death and other adverse perinatal outcomes..
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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