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1

What is the period of reproductive repair called?

Puerperium (uterine involution)

2

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

3

Day # postpartum is when follicle activity starts again

10

4

Suckling will suppress what hormone?

GnRH

5

(T/F) Mastitis will inhibit involution

True!
It will effect milk production during next pregnancy

6

(T/F) Fat will suppress ductal development

True!