When this post first went live, I was flying to The Netherlands in order to speak at the Less is More … Oxytocine conference. It seemed like a great time to collate a few of the oxytocin-related resources here on my website, both for participants at the conference and also for anyone else who might find them useful, and we have kept it updated ever since, so here goes…
First and most recently, a review looking at why spontaneous physiological labour and birth is beneficial.
But many women are given synthetic oxytocin during labour and birth, so let’s also look at some of the key indications for oxytocin. A couple of these – induction of labour and the birth of the placenta – are such big topics that I already have resource pages on them:
I’ve also written books on both of these topics:
More on synthetic oxytocin
And even more importantly, some information and ideas for promoting the flow of a woman’s own oxytocin:
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