Flashcards in Lactation 1 (Ch. 15) Deck (6):
What is the period of reproductive repair called?
Puerperium (uterine involution)
What are four things that happen during uterine involution?
1. Decrease in uterine size
2. Decrease in uterine volume
3. Expulsion of lochia
4. Endometrial repair
Day # postpartum is when follicle activity starts again
Suckling will suppress what hormone?
(T/F) Mastitis will inhibit involution
It will effect milk production during next pregnancy