Quoting Momma Loves Her Boys:" Oxytocin is a hormone your body produces, pitocin is the synthetic version that hospitals use. It causes ... [snip!] ... the uterus and stop bleeding. It can also assist in delivering the placenta depending on how fast its given after birth."
Quoting Momma Loves Her Boys:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Roe23:</b>" It does have some pros and cons so do your research ... [snip!] ... They gave you a shot? They gave me a bagful that they attached to my IV. O.o I wonder why that was..."