Breast milk is unique, you could really call it perfect, not only for baby nutrition but also for disease protection, immune system development and brain growth.
- Breast milk contains everything your baby needs: proteins, fats, lactose, vitamins, iron, minerals, water and enzymes in the exact amounts required for optimal growth and development.
- Breast milk contains substances that prevent harmful bacteria from growing in the intestines and causing gastrointestinal and diarrhoeal infections.
- Breast milk is clean, free from bacteria and has anti-infective properties.
- Breast milk has the right temperature and needs no preparation. It is readily available whenever your baby needs it.
What makes breastmilk so unique? is kindly provided by our sponsor Medela Australia.
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