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CNS Opioids and Maternal Behavior
The rapid, reliable onset of maternal behavior in mammals involves a complex and dramatic change in neurochemical, endocrinological, and sensory factors at delivery. These are orchestrated and timed so that the maternal ...
Psychobiology of Placentophagia
Biopsychology of Parturition
Mothers of almost all nonaquatic, nonhuman mammalian species ingest amniotic fluid and placenta during delivery. Dr. Kristal has demonstrated that the increased contact, associated with this ingestion from the surface of ...
Biobehavioral Consequences of Placentophagia