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CALM Statement on the nationwide Oxytocin for Injection (Pitocin) shortage

While Licensed Midwives and others attending births in community settings do not induce or augment labor with Pitocin, this medication is carried and utilized in the third and/or fourth stages of labor in community midwifery practices.Until the Pitocin supply shortage has been resolved, each midwifery practice may need to adjust their practice guidelines and inventory […]

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