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      Effect of Suckling on Serum Follicle-Stimulating Hormone and Luteinizing Hormone in Nursing Women

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      Neuroendocrinology

      S. Karger AG

      FSH, LH, Suckling, Puerperal women

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          The effect of breast feeding on serum FSH and LH concentrations was studied in 13 puerperal women. Despite the collateral increase in serum prolactin levels, nursing was not followed by significant changes in serum FSH or LH levels during a 30-min observation period. Our data indicate that nursing has no significant effect on pituitary FSH and LH release.

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          NEN
          Neuroendocrinology
          10.1159/issn.0028-3835
          Neuroendocrinology
          S. Karger AG
          0028-3835
          1423-0194
          1976
          1976
          20 March 2008
          : 20
          : 1
          : 43-46
          Affiliations
          Department of Gynecologic Endocrinology, Hospital de Gineco-Obstetricia No. 1, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Mexico City
          Article
          122465 Neuroendocrinology 1976;20:43–46
          10.1159/000122465
          934424
          © 1976 S. Karger AG, Basel

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