Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Administering higher doses of oxytocin does not reduce the use of cesarean sections

(University of Gothenburg) Delayed labor increases the risk of a caesarean section, even among women who receive oxytocin for augmentation of labor. The rate of caesarean section among first-time mothers is not reduced if the administered dose is doubled either, according to a dissertation from Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.