Prolactin level after prolonged lactation: contraceptive evaluation.

  • Maha Lotfy
  • Published 1984 in Contraceptive delivery systems


A study was conducted to evaluate serum prolactin during lactation among 60 mothers with prolonged breastfeeding for 2 years. Patients were classified into 3 groups with 20 in each: lactating for less than 6 months, lactating for 6-12 months, and lactating for 12-24 months. There was hyperprolactinemia during lactation and serum prolactin levels decreased… (More)


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