Noun(1) the period following birth during which milk is secreted(2) the production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands(3) feeding an infant by giving suck at the breast
(1) Nutrition plays a major role in pregnancy and lactation .(2) Fluctuating hormone levels, particularly during puberty or menopause, may also cause lactation .(3) Guidelines for the evaluation of nonpuerperal galactorrhea should also include inquiry about previous pregnancy or lactation .(4) Pregnancy and lactation are considered the only absolute contraindications.(5) Although the use of antidepressant medications during pregnancy and lactation is generally discouraged, new findings indicate that drastic measures to cease treatment may do more harm than good.(6) When a mother or an infant is hospitalized, lactation should be continued if possible.(7) Exclusion criteria included any current use of weight-loss or lipid-lowering medications, and type II diabetes, pregnancy, or lactation .(8) Whether we measure bushels of grain per acre for row crops, pounds of gain per day for livestock, or liters of milk per lactation for dairy cows, innovation in agriculture has been dramatic.(9) Studies of captive lorises have shown that after a female has given birth, the demands of lactation and raising an infant may keep her from mating again for ten to fourteen months.(10) Their projections of lactation capability are often based on the assumption that any lactation is full lactation ; that is, if a woman has any milk at all, she has a full milk supply.(11) Major demands are placed on the mother by the fetus for calcium during pregnancy and by the infant during lactation .(12) Contraindications to sentinel node biopsy include a clinically positive axillary node, prior axillary surgery, pregnancy, or lactation .(13) Domperidone may increase the secretion of prolactin, a hormone that is needed for lactation .(14) The nutrient content of expressed breast milk varies depending on the stage of lactation at which it is collected.(15) These gaps close by the second week of lactation .(16) From here it was an easy step for early modern suspicion to extend to all female bodily fluids: tears, menstruation, lactation .
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