Stages of Childbirth

Stages of Childbirth

Stages of Childbirth Labor is a physiologic process during which the fetus, its associated membranes, the umbilical cord, and the placenta are expelled from the uterus. During most of the months of pregnancy, the uterus undergoes periodic episodes of weak and slow rhythmical contractions called Braxton Hicks contractions. Contractions become progressively stronger toward the end … Read more Stages of Childbirth

Differences between Enzymes and Hormones

Differences between Enzymes and Hormones

Differences between Enzymes and Hormones Enzymes and hormones are bio-genic substances present in all living organisms whose function, formation, secretion and purpose varies in both plants andĀ animals. An enzyme is a highly selective catalyst that greatly accelerates both the rate and specificity of metabolic reactions. A hormone, on the other hand, is a chemical released … Read more Differences between Enzymes and Hormones