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Title: The role of Oxycontin : from conception to birth
Authors: Sammut, Melissa
Sammut, Enya
Chetcuti, Sarah
Calleja-Agius, Jean
Keywords: Oxytocin
Labor (Obstetrics)
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: Cosmoanelixis
Citation: Sammut, M., Sammut, E., Chetcuti, S., & Calleja-Agius, J. (2018). The role of Oxytocin: from conception to birth. International Journal of Prenatal and Life Sciences, 10.24946/IJPLS.
Abstract: Oxytocin is typically linked to birth and lactation, but there is increasing evidence about its role in the events leading up to conception and birth. Such events include its involvement in sexual behaviour and its effects on the menstrual cycle, both of which are important in human reproduction. New evidence in its involvement in birth and lactation will also be included. Essentially, this review aims to link all these events that oxytocin is involved in from conception to birth.
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