[ US /ɫækˈteɪʃən/ ]
[ UK /læktˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
  1. the production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands
  2. feeding an infant by giving suck at the breast
  3. the period following birth during which milk is secreted
    lactation normally continues until weaning
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How To Use lactation In A Sentence

  • Most doulas are knowledgeable about resources such as lactation consultants and support groups.
  • And probably that reflects the fact that these women, if they are good at long time lactating, probably will eat more to keep that lactation going.
  • No adverse effects on mating, fertility, pregnancy, parturition, lactation, embryo-fetal or pre- and postweaning development were observed. US FDA Approves New Indication for Merck's HPV Vaccine, GARDASIL® - Yahoo! Finance
  • Whilst such hormonal changes may be the proximate cause of false oestrus events here, at least three different abnormal hormonal mechanisms must be invoked to explain the occurrence in senescent females, pregnant females, and females in lactational anoestrus. PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles
  • Moreover, the percentage of injured teats and/or udders was positively associated with litter size on d 7 and 21 of lactation.
  • It provides fantastic nutrition and immunoenhancement for the child, acts as natural birth control because lactational hormones suppress ovulation, and eats up calories so quickly that a mom can either quickly lose "baby weight" or keep eating like mad. We Ain't Nothing But Mammals...
  • When a mother or an infant is hospitalized, lactation should be continued if possible.
  • And like many dairy cows, she often has mastitis, a painful udder inflammation, despite receiving antibiotics between lactations.
  • However, none of the 5 tumors presenting during pregnancy and lactation that were tested were positive for either protein.
  • The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of a dietary supplementation in n-3 fatty acids in female rats during gestation and lactation on fatty acid pattern in brain glial cells phosphatidylethanolamine (PE) and phosphatidylserine (PS) in the neonates. BioMed Central - Latest articles
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