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COMPOSITION OF HUMAN MILK – NUTRIENTS AND BIOACTIVE FACTORS

Human milk or breast milk is a primary source of nutrition available for newborns. Breast milk has all the essential nutrients such as carbohydrates, protein, and fats as well as water to keep the baby hydrated and non-nutritive bioactive factors. Bioactive factors are elements that affect biological processes and have an impact on body fu...
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Importance of HMOs

INTRODUCTION Human milk is the natural, adapted and sole recommended nutrition for infants. It provides not only nutrition for the growth of an infant, but also numerous bioactive components supporting age‐appropriate development and immune protection. Consequently, pediatric societies and the World Health Organization (WHO) recommend ...
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Breast Milk Storage Do’s And Don’ts

Breast Milk Storage: Do’s and Don’ts

Breast milk is the best food for an infant. And it is a well-known fact that babies need to be fed frequently. But this shouldn't stop from joining back work or going out with friends or traveling as you could easily express and store breast milk that can be fed to your baby while you are away. Here are a few do’s and don’ts for expressing and st...
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Tips to increase breastmilk supply

Tips to Increase Your Breastmilk Supply

For new mothers, breastfeeding can be a learning process, but with support, it can also be a delightful and beautiful experience. In this post, we address concerns that new mothers may have about nursing. We discuss low milk supply, C-sections, and nursing, as well as the quantity, quality, storage, and insufficiency of breast milk. Breastfe...
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Making it Work Breastfeeding & Pumping at Work

Making It Work: Breastfeeding & Pumping at Work

Breastfeeding is one of the most beautiful phases of the amazing journey of motherhood and every mom wants to enjoy and cherish these special moments throughout her life. Though Breastfeeding comes with its own share of ups and downs. After breastfeeding your baby for the first six months, the thought of going back to work and not being able...
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