• Published 1989 in Bulletin of the World Health Organization


Lactation is the most energy-efficient way to provide for the dietary needs of young mammals, their mother's milk being actively protective, immunomodulatory, and ideal for their needs. Intrauterine mammary gland development in the human female is already apparent by the end of the sixth week of gestation. During puberty and adolescence secretions of the… (More)


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@article{1989Lactation, title={Lactation.}, author={}, journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization}, year={1989}, volume={67 Suppl}, pages={19-40} }