Study Raises Concerns That Pitocin May Harm Babies

After delivering over 1000 babies as Board-certified ob-gyn, many of these babies with the use of Pitocin, I have heard concerns about this drug from hundreds of pregnant moms-to-be. Most women want to know if the medication is necessary. This is really the most important question, and it speaks to the issue of appropriate obstetric indication for this, or any other, intervention. Pitocin is the synthetic brand name of the labor hormone, Oxytocin. This is the hormone that causes the...Full Story
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