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Sometimes the labor pains are less and uterine contractions have to be induced. What do you think the doctors inject to facilitate delivery?


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Progesterone and estrogen hormones

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Oxytocin/Pitocin

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C

FSH and LH

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D

Relaxin

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Solution

The correct option is C

Oxytocin/Pitocin


Oxytocin/Pitocin/Childbirth hormone. Oxytocin stimulates the uterine muscles to contract and also increases production of prostaglandins, which increases the contractions further.


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