Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

Hormonal Physiology and Breastfeeding

Hormonal physiology of childbearing: evidence and implications for women, babies, and maternity care

    -  Discusses the physiological role of hormones, including oxytocin and prolactin, to support breastfeeding initiation, and provides examples of obstetric care practices that may negatively impact hormone levels.

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Women and Children
Breastfeeding Best Practice Guidelines for Nurses
Point of Care Resources