Breastfeeding, Prolactin and Luteal Phase Defect

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Breastfeeding, Prolactin and Luteal Phase Defect

Prolactin is released during breastfeeding. Even when your menstrual cycles return, there may be high levels of prolactin in your body. Prolactin suppresses ovulation and causes luteal phase defects, which can also hinder conception.



7/19/2006 2:56:24 AM
Vicki said:

This is excellent information. Other websites fail to mention the specific medical reasons for the supression of fertility. This makes sense to me.


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