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- Hartmann, Peter; Cregan, Mark
- Journal of nutrition 2001 v.131 no.11S pp. 3016S-3020S
- umbilical cord, etc ; breasts; citrates; insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus; lactation; lactose; milk; milk synthesis; neonates; nitrogen content; premature birth; sodium; women; Show all 13 Subjects
- ... The initiation of lactation (lactogenesis II) by the mother must be synchronized to the delivery of the infant, permitting the transition of the newborn from continuous nourishment from the umbilical cord to comparable but intermittent life support from its mother’s breasts. The onset of lactogenesis II can be adversely affected by a variety of factors. Over 80% of women who have delivered prematu ...