How breastfeeding works.

@article{Kent2007HowBW,
  title={How breastfeeding works.},
  author={J. Kent},
  journal={Journal of midwifery & women's health},
  year={2007},
  volume={52 6},
  pages={
          564-70
        }
}
  • J. Kent
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Journal of midwifery & women's health
Human milk is a complex secretion that is the sole ideal food for babies for at least the first 6 months of life. The amount and composition of the milk is largely independent of the mother's diet. The composition of the milk changes during lactogenesis II, and these changes can be used as biochemical markers of the onset of copious milk secretion. After 1 month of lactation, there are few further changes in the composition of milk until the volume of milk decreases substantially as the baby… Expand
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