Post Natal Day 1

Post Natal Day 4

Post Natal Day 7

Post Natal Day 14

Post Natal Day 21

S.No.

No. of pups alive

Avg. pup wgt.

Sex Ratio M: F

No. of pups alive

Avg. pup wgt.

Sex Ratio M: F

No. of pups alive

Avg. pup wgt.

Sex Ratio M:F

No. Of Pups Alive

Avg.  Pup  Wgt.

Sex Ratio M:F

No. of Pups Alive

Avg. Pup Wgt.

Sex Ratio M:F

1

4

1.52

2:2

4

2.35

2:2

4

3.50

2: 2

4

5.54

2;2

4

8.04

2;2

2

5

1.91

2:3

5

2.30

2:3

5

3.19

2:3

5

4.66

2:3

5

6.52

2:3

3

6

1.44

3:3

5

2.18

3:2

5

2.41

3:2

5

3.37

3:2

5

5.03

3:2

4

5

1.18

5:0

5

2.19

5:0

5

3.22

5:0

5

5.97

5:0

5

7.99

5:0

5

8

1.12

2:6

6

1.34

2:4

5

2.68

1:4

5

4.12

1:4

5

6.06

1:4

Average

5.6
+0.40

1.43
+0.07

50
50

5
+0.30

2.07
+0.11

52.8
47.1

4.80
+0.23

3.0
+0.14

50.98
49.01

4.80
+0.23

4.53
+0.36

50.98
49.01

4.80
+0.23

6.73
+0.45

50.98
49.01

Student’s t test: *Significant difference (p<0.05)** highly significant difference (p<0.01)
Table 1b: Neonatal observation of mice born to mothers given tap water –control.