Sentence Examples


  • There is a benefit to using EFM in women with complicated labors, such as those induced or augmented with oxytocin, prolonged labors, vaginal birth after having a cesarean section, abnormal presentation, and twin pregnancy.
  • Oxytocin secretion is also nature's way of causing a woman's uterus to contract after birth to control postpartum bleeding and assist in uterine involution.
  • Over time, dopamine and oxytocin stabilize and we don't feel the same high that we once did at the start of the new relationship.
  • Extended stimulation of the nipple makes the body produce oxytocin, a hormone that can cause uterine contractions.
  • In response to suckling, the hormone oxytocin causes the milk ejection reflex or "let-down" reflex to occur.