Human Physiology and pathology-Control of birth

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  • Control of birth
    • Placental CRH causes a rise in oestorgen,
      • Causes the myometrium to become excited and prostaglandin levels rise
        • Prostaglandin causes oestrogen levels to rise further. Also causes cervix to relax and starts the contraction of myometrium
          • As the cervix relaxes and the myometrium contracts the cervix dilates and goes through the Ferguson reflex
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