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Still born baby

  1. Mar 22, 2015 #1
    Does lactation take place in females if the baby is still born?
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  3. Mar 22, 2015 #2

    Doug Huffman

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    Yes. Birthing is not essential. See induction and relactation. See wet-nurse.
  4. Mar 24, 2015 #3

    Suraj M

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    My professor puts lactation in a nice way, he says milk is 'supplied on demand'. What it means is if the milk produced is not used up, then the production would stop. So lactation can still take place without the infant.
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