There’s No Link Between ADHD and Oxytocin-Assisted Labor

February 10, 2015 10:29 AM

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An initial concern regarding the link between artificially induced oxytocin and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been invalidated. The study was published on Feb. 9 in the online publication Pediatrics.

Oxytocin is a hormone involved in birth. And whenever a mother faces problems involving progressing during labour, she receives an artificial correspondent of this hormone that goes by its brand name – Pitocin, which is naturally produced by the mother’s body. This supplement gives the mother a boos...

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