Factors related to duration of postpartum amenorrhoea among USA women with prolonged lactation.

@article{Heinig1994FactorsRT,
  title={Factors related to duration of postpartum amenorrhoea among USA women with prolonged lactation.},
  author={Monika Heinig and Laurie A Nommsen-Rivers and Janet M Peerson and Kathryn G Dewey},
  journal={Journal of biosocial science},
  year={1994},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={517-27}
}
Duration of postpartum amenorrhoea (PPA) was compared among women who breast-fed for > or = 6 months (breast-feeding group) or < or = 3 months (formula-feeding group) and was found to be significantly shorter among the latter. Associations between maternal factors and duration of PPA were examined. Within the formula-feeding group, the only variable associated with duration of PPA was duration of breast-feeding. Among breast-feeding mothers who resumed menstruation after 3 months postpartum… CONTINUE READING

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