Before we discuss how modern medical interventions like epidurals and synthetic oxytocin (Pitocin) can interfere with undisturbed birth, we need to understand the hormones of birth.
The natural regulation of hormone balance is an exceedingly sophisticated and complex process. And although we know the basics of how hormone regulation works, there is still much we don't understand.
I've argued against using supplemental hormones to as a first step in treating hormone imbalances for exactly this reason. Whenever we ...
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