Stress Test - Oxytocin Challenge Test (OCT)
The Oxytocin Challenge Test (OCT) or stress test is done at near full term pregnancy to determine how your baby deals with the stress of contractions. Sometimes this is done to determine the health of your baby and others to determine if your baby can handle labor.
A Stress Test is done to determine how well your baby will handle contractions. It can be done at the end of pregnancy or early in labor.