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Vojnosanitetski pregled
2020, vol. 77, iss. 2, pp. 225-228
article language: English
document type: Case Report
published on: 02/03/2020
doi: 10.2298/VSP171017042B
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Aerobic physical exercise and prolactin levels in blood during breastfeeding in woman with Hashimoto's thyroiditis: A case report
aUniversity of Belgrade, Faculty of Sports and Physical Education + University of Defence, Military Academy, Belgrade
bUniversity of Belgrade, Faculty of Sports and Physical Education
cUniversity of Osijek, Faculty of Food Technology, Osijek, Croatia

e-mail: dusan.ugarkovic@fsfv.bg.ac.rs

Project

Muscular and Neural Factors of Human Locomotion and their Adaptation (MESTD - 175037)

Abstract

Introduction. The World Health Organization (WHO) exclusively recommends breastfeeding for the first six months of the newborn life. Many factors affect milk production. Physical exercise can significantly affect prolactin secretion in the blood. Case report. A respondent in this study was a primipara (33 years old) diagnosed with Hashimoto's thyroiditis and a singleton pregnancy. During pregnancy and after the childbirth, she continued with light to moderate physical exercise. During the first six months after the childbirth, the light to moderate intensity aerobic exercise had no negative impact on the blood level of prolactin and growth and development of the child. Conclusion. In this case study, light to moderate intensity aerobic exercise had no negative impact on the level of prolactin in the blood during the first six months after the childbirth in a woman with Hashimoto's thyroiditis.

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