Timing of stage II lactogenesis is predicted by antenatal metabolic health in a cohort of primiparas.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Time to onset of stage II lactogenesis varies widely, and delayed onset of lactogenesis (OL) is common among first-time mothers in the United States. Higher body mass index, older age, and larger infant birth weight are identified risk factors for delayed OL; all are known correlates with glucose metabolism. Our objective was to prenatally assess… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/bfm.2011.0007

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