Effect of breast-feeding on postpartum menstruation, ovulation, and pregnancy in Alaskan Eskimos.

@article{Berman1972EffectOB,
  title={Effect of breast-feeding on postpartum menstruation, ovulation, and pregnancy in Alaskan Eskimos.},
  author={Michael L. Berman and Kara Hanson and I L Hellman},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1972},
  volume={114 4},
  pages={524-34}
}
A study compared postpartum conception, menstruation and ovulation o f 299 Alaskan Eskimo female noncontraceptive users of which 242 nursed t heir infants and 57 did not with a control group of 115 women who were newly married or who had discontinued contraceptive use. 2 factors were found to differentiate nursing from nonnursing women in relation to postpartum conception as follows: the annovulatory period of postpartum amenorrhea is longer for nursing than for nonnursing women and the number… CONTINUE READING

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