Why oxytocin is key to feeling good postpartum

Why oxytocin is key to feeling good postpartum

Since the early 1900’s we have known about oxytocin being key to labour, in fact the word ‘oxytocin’ is Latin for ‘quick birth’.  It is the hormone that stimulates the uterus to powerfully contract, to open the cervix and push our babies down and out.   We now know...