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Buy Oxytocin 2mg Oxytocin is a mammalian hormone that acts primarily as a neuromodulator in the brain. Oxytocin is best known for its roles in sexual reproduction, in particular during and after childbirth. 13 more words

The mammaries of mammals still need to evolve

Two teats for two babies. Female humans are designed to have two breastfeeding babies at any one time. Not that a mother has to give birth to twins but perhaps it evolved like this to maximise efficiency of child bearing maternal years. 698 more words

Breastfeeding

Oxytocin... lets milk down

A reminder from sensational artist Sarah Mills, that whilst it is Prolactin which promotes milk production in the female, it is Oxytocin which lets milk down…

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Postpartum Hemorrhage and NRP

This case is written by Dr. Donika Orlich. She is a PGY5 Emergency Medicine resident at McMaster University who also completed a fellowship in Simulation and Medical Education last year. 263 more words

Pediatrics

How to improve your health with gratitude

In my last post, I wrote about oxytocin and how it helps relieve stress and how gathering in community helps build it.

How appropriate that we have Thanksgiving coming up this week when we will be given the opportunity to gather with loved ones. 510 more words

Healthful Tips

Points of View: A Woman's Neverending To-Do-List

The more stress a woman feels, the more overwhelmed she becomes. There are too many things for her to do before she can relax. Trying to do the impossible leads her to exhaustion. 239 more words

Points Of View

Oxytocin & Spirituality

Guest: Dr. Patty Van Cappellen, Associate Director, Interdisciplinary Behavioral Research Center; Social Science Research Institute, Duke University
Topics: Effects of oxytocin on spirituality, sources of religiosity and spirituality, impact of religion/spirituality on behaviors, thoughts and health… 45 more words

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