Animal Parenting

The Impact of Stress During Lactation

May 20, 2020 0
In addition to the varied concentrations of bioactives in mothers’ milk, mothers can also feel varied levels of stress during lactation. This results in varied concentrations of stress factors in milk. The Stress on First-Time […]
platypus mothers lay eggs and produce milk
Animal Parenting

Platypus Mothers – Mammal Moms Who Lay Eggs

November 20, 2019 0
The developmental pathways of the platypuses of Australia and New Guinea are a combination of reptilian, avian, and mammalian characteristics. Platypus mothers are physiologically specialized to produce both eggs and milk. They have a single […]