TITLE

How Breast-feeding Happens

AUTHOR(S)
Clifford, Catherine
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
Redbook;Nov98, Vol. 192 Issue 1, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how women's breasts prepare for breast-feeding. Prolactin's stimulation of milk production; Oxytocin's Contracting of the tiny muscles around the glands by oxytocin.
ACCESSION #
1220595

 

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