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Oxytocin Challenge Test

Oxytocin Challenge Test (OCT) is done in the hospital to help determine how well the baby will undergo the stress of labor. The OCT is also known as the Contraction Stress Test. Oxytocin is a medication that causes uterine contractions. While reclining on a 45-degree angle, the woman is given oxytocin intravenously until she has…
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