Breast stimulation in cycling women, pregnant women and a woman with induced lactation: pattern of release of oxytocin, prolactin and luteinizing hormone.

@article{Amico1986BreastSI,
  title={Breast stimulation in cycling women, pregnant women and a woman with induced lactation: pattern of release of oxytocin, prolactin and luteinizing hormone.},
  author={Janet A. Amico and Brent E Finley},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={1986},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={97-106}
}
Levels of oxytocin (OT) and PRL were measured in plasma drawn before and during intermittent mechanical pump and tactile stimulation of the breast in five normal cycling women and 19 women in the third trimester of pregnancy. OT was significantly increased above baseline in response to breast stimulation in two of five cycling women and PRL increased in one… CONTINUE READING