27 Replies to “Breast anatomy and lactation | Reproductive system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy”

  1. Mammary glands are modified sweat glands?? Interesting! I’m going to have to research what you meant by that and the correlation between sweat and mammary glands. #birthinglittlehumans

  2. Isn't Oxytocin produced by the hypothalamus and RELEASED by the posterior pituitary? The way you said it makes it seem like posterior pituitary is producing the oxytocin, which is definitely misleading!

  3. The video is really clarifying!
    Just one more thing to say: oxytocin is NOT produced by the pituitary gland. It is produced by the paraventricular nucleus in the hypothalamus and conducted by neurons to the posterior pituitary, where it is released.
    Anyway, thanks for the help

  4. this was good. by the way, areola is pronounced with the emphasis on the second syllable, re, not the third, o.
    I'd like to know how the woman's body produces the milk. I believe she makes it from the food she eats.

  5. This is the best explanation I've found concerning breastfeeding and it has helped me a lot . thank you very much xx

  6. I have something like a stone inside my breast that freelly and sometimes when I sleep facing the sky i feel like some little burning in it.what does that mean?

  7. Suppose a man's wife dies before the baby is ready to wean from breast feeding, can he have the prolactin Inhibiting hormone turned off? God must have given us these things for a reason, and that sounds like a good one. I mean think back when we lived in caves, women died all the time giving birth, and we had to survive somehow. 

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