First Published in 1988, this book offers a full, comprehensive guide into the toxicity of hormones during childbirth. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for students of midwifery, and other practitioners in their respective fields.
1. Introduction: Abnormal Genital Tract Development in Mammals Following Early Exposure to Sex Hormones. 2. Perinatal Sex Steroid Exposure, Brain Morphology, and Neuroendocrine and Behavioral Functions. 3. Mesenchymal-Epithelial Interactions as a Mechanism for Regulating Hormonally Induced Epithelial Differentiation and Growth. 4. Histogenesis of Irreversible Changes in the Female Genital Tract after Perinatal Exposure to Hormones and Related Substances. 5. Long-Term Effects of Perinatal Treatment with Sex Steroids and Related Substances on Reproductive Organs of Female Mice. 6. Long Term Effects of Perinatal Exposure to Hormones and Related Substances on Normal and Neoplastic Growth on Murine Mammary Glands. 7. Neoplastic and Non-Neoplastic Lesions in Male Reproductive Organs Following Perinatal Exposure to Hormones and Related Substances. 8. Estrogens and Immunity: Long-Term Consequences of Neonatal Imprinting of the Immune System by Diethylstilbestrol. 9. Psychological and Anatomical Consequences of Prenatal Exposure to Androgens in Female Rhesus. 10. Effects on Female Offspring and Mothers after Exposure to Diethylstilbestrol. 11. Effects on Human Males of In Utero Exposure to Exogenous Sex Hormones. Index.