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Fast Facts
Babies deprive their parents of approximately 44 days of sleep.
Once you're 4 months pregnant, your baby starts urinating inside you.
A baby has all of their fingerprints by 9-12 weeks in the womb.
The only natural induction method that is scientifically proven is nipple stimulation.
1 in 3 women give birth via Cesarean section.
Babies deprive their parents of approximately 44 days of sleep.
Once you're 4 months pregnant, your baby starts urinating inside you.
A baby has all of their fingerprints by 9-12 weeks in the womb.
The only natural induction method that is scientifically proven is nipple stimulation.
1 in 3 women give birth via Cesarean section.
Hatchpedia

Pitocin

/pit·o·sin/
This is the synthetic version of oxytocin that's used in some situations to help begin the labor process. During the end of pregnancy, a woman usually releases oxytocin, which stimulates the muscles of her uterus to begin contracting and start the process of labor. In some cases, pitocin can be useful when a mother in labor is experiencing weak contractions or if the labor isn't progressing normally. Pitocin is administered intravenously and can start having a chemical effect in the mother's body after about 30 minutes. However, it's hard to tell when exactly a mother will go into labor after being induced by pitocin. The desired outcome in using pitocin is the onset of contractions that will gradually help to dilate the cervix and prepare for labor.