How does the body of a pregnant woman decide when to give birth? (Water breaking, etc.)

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How does the body of a pregnant woman decide when to give birth? (Water breaking, etc.)

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Thinking back to uni biology about 20 years ago I believe that when baby is big enough, the baby will put pressure on the bottom on the uterus that triggers the release of Oxytocin. Oxytocin then triggers contractions and dilation. Next step is baby