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Jenna Lowe and Erin Curry

growth (0.04 cm/d) was similar among term, partial loss, and lost pregnancies ( Fig. 2 ). In pseudopregnancies, the uterine lumen decreased in size 0.02 cm/d from d 53 to 43 pre-partum, based on the average date of parturition, and by d 39 could no longer

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Kirsten S Wilson, Desheng Li, Iain Valentine, Alan McNeilly, Simon Girling, Rengui Li, Yingmin Zhou, Lynn Vanhaecke, W Colin Duncan, and Jella Wauters

cannot be used as a pregnancy marker due to the occurrence of pseudopregnancy in giant pandas; indeed, both the progestogen profile and the behavioural changes are similar in pregnant and non-pregnant females ( Monfort et al. 1989 , Steinman et al

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Yorain Sri Ranjan, Nida Ziauddeen, Beth Stuart, Nisreen A Alwan, and Ying Cheong

and the use of progesterone to create a state of ‘pseudopregnancy’ as a treatment option all support this general belief ( Benaglia et al. 2013 , Leeners et al. 2018 ). Additionally, it is thought that pregnancy and lactation cause hormonal

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Meaghan J Griffiths, Lauren R Alesi, Amy L Winship, and Karla J Hutt

recipient females with vasectomized males is a well-established protocol for inducing pseudo-pregnancy in female mice ( Barrette et al. 2012 , Rhee et al. 2016 ). The literature suggests that seminal plasma exposure is important for successful pregnancy