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Let Labor Start on Its Own

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Let Labor Start on Its Own The last days and weeks of pregnancy can become a bit uncomfortable and it can be tempting to say yes to being induced due to convenience. Let us find evidence based information so that we can make good decisions for a healthy mom and healthy baby. Association of Women’s

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Hormones in Labor and Birth

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Four Major Hormonal Systems Active in Labor and Birth Oxytocin – Is released by our pituitary gland, deep inside our middle brain during sexual activity, orgasm, labor, birth and breastfeeding. Causes the rhythmic uterine contractions of labor. The baby also produces increasing amounts of oxytocin in labor and it peaks at birth through stimulation of

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