[The risk of conception during lactation].

  title={[The risk of conception during lactation].},
  author={P Wyss and Enrico S. Maroni},
  journal={Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde},
  volume={53 12},
The contraceptive effect of lactation is undisputed. Nursing increases the prolactin level in the serum. This hyperprolactinaemia suppresses all levels of the hypothalamus-hypophysis-ovary axis. The risk of ovulation can be greatly reduced by a proper nursing routine, frequency of nursing being credited with a greater anovulatory effect than duration of… CONTINUE READING