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ObGyn prolactin and oxytocin query!!

" After labor, a precipitous ↓ in estrogen and progesterone relieves the down-regulation of the prolactin receptor → prolactin induces lactation."

i read this in one of the banks... guys is this correct???? is it not that the prolactin causes milk production and oxytocin causes ejection??? plz xplain
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