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6.6.2 The Suckling Reflex

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Title: 6.6.2 The Suckling Reflex
Author: Yearwood, Ryan; La Barbera, Andrew R.; Marsh, Karen
Description: GOAL: To describe the processes of gamete transport, fertilization, blastocyst implantation, formation and function of the placenta, regulation of maternal and fetal metabolism during gestation, parturition and lactation. 6.6 OBJECTIVE: To describe the process of lactation and its control. 6.6.2 Suckling Reflex (Animation) -Why is milk not produced during pregnancy and is produced after parturition? -How does suckling regulate production of prolactin and oxytocin? -What are the actions of prolactin and oxytocin in regulating lactation? -Why is resumption of menstruation delayed in a lactating female?
Bookmark: http://hdl.handle.net/2374.UC/204
Date: 2007-02-06

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