Effects of Pregnancy Hormones on Maternal Responsiveness, Responsiveness to Estrogen Stimulation of Maternal Behavior, and the Lordosis Response to Estrogen Stimulation

@article{Rosenblatt1998EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of Pregnancy Hormones on Maternal Responsiveness, Responsiveness to Estrogen Stimulation of Maternal Behavior, and the Lordosis Response to Estrogen Stimulation},
  author={Jay S. Rosenblatt and Atinuke Olufowobi and Harold I. Siegel},
  journal={Hormones and Behavior},
  year={1998},
  volume={33},
  pages={104-114}
}
The aim of the study was to determine whether there is an increase in responsiveness to estrogen stimulation of maternal behavior and lordosis responsiveness during pregnancy. Using separate groups of pregnancy-terminated females, we measured the initial maternal responsiveness of hysterectomized-ovariectomized (HO) females and their responsiveness to estrogen stimulation. Maternal behavior latencies were studied in females HO on the 8th, 10th, 13th, 16th, or 19th day of pregnancy (8HO-19HO… Expand
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