The same philosophy of letting birth happen as normally as possible applies to other interventions, including pitocin
augmentation, episiotomy, medication, epidural, and amniotomy (breaking the waters).
Women who received dinoprostone were five times more likely to need Pitocin
for induction of labor, he said.
If the Pitocin
had been discontinued when it should have been and if Dr.
Studies associated with that admission shed no light on her hypertensive status, and although she was not hypertensive at the time of delivery, her labor did not progress satisfactorily, resulting in the use of pitocin
and, ultimately, vacuum extraction.
A 4-year observational study of 45,988 pregnant women with a prior cesarean section who underwent either a trial of labor or elective C-section answered an important question about the risks of Pitocin
that had been left hanging by previous studies of vaginal births after C-section.
Howerton's obstetrician/gynecologist, labor and delivery room nurses administered Pitocin
to induce labor.
Where an obstetrician does not recognize the labor's failure to progress as evidence of fetopelvic disproportion, the doctor may attempt to force the delivery of the relatively large infant with Pitocin
or forceps, thereby actually causing the shoulder dystocia.
To be perfectly honest, I devoured the bulk of the entries while sitting in Labor and Delivery recently, babysitting pitocin
induction in one of my very special family medicine patients.
The next morning, while still at one centimeter, but not in any discomfort, they began pitocin
Mary's Hospital the following day for induced vaginal labor, which included a pitocin
drip to start contractions.
A minimally trained nurse administers the drug Pitocin
during the second stage of labor.
can't afford to sit around with laboring patients who have received epidurals and are on pitocin