Synthetic oxytocin: looking beyond the benefits

TOB“While the notion of drug abuse tends to be applied more to substances used outside of medical settings, there is increased concern that synthetic oxytocin is being overused in maternity care settings. This article presents an overview of some of the issues that have been raised within this area, including the risks that have been cited by recent research, social scientists and childbirth commentators, the concerns that are being anecdotally discussed by midwives and, even more importantly, the experiences of women themselves.” 

And here it is in full: Synthetic Oxytocin – looking beyond the benefits.  Thanks as ever to the very lovely people at The Practising Midwife who kindly let me share my Thinking Outside the Box articles with you and on my website 😀

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