Bone Mineral Density and Bone Turnover in Adolescent Mothers after Lactation

  • E. Casanueva
  • M. E. Flores-Quijano
  • E. Frike
  • R. Samano
  • S. De Santiago
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 554)

Abstract

A woman gains 37% of her bone mass during adolescence. When an adolescent experiences pregnancy and lactation, her metabolism is challenged to support her own growth while providing the energy and nutrient requirements of fetal growth and milk synthesis.

Keywords

Bone Mineral Density Femoral Neck Bone Turnover Bone Mineral Content Bone Mineral Density Femoral Neck 
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References

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Casanueva
    • 1
  • M. E. Flores-Quijano
    • 1
  • E. Frike
    • 1
  • R. Samano
    • 1
  • S. De Santiago
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto Nacional de Perinatología, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador ZubiránUniversidad IberoamericanaMéxico D.F.México

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