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Breast Milk is the Best Milk

Feeding Your Newborn - Breast Milk is The Best Milk

Nature designed human milk especially for human babies, and it has several advantages over any substitute ever developed. Your milk contains just the right balance of nutrients, and it contains them in a form most easily used by the human baby's immature body systems. Because it was developed for your human baby, your milk also is gentlest on your baby's systems.

Why breast milk is the best milk:

There are many reasons why breast milk is the best milk, including the following:

The digestibility, bio-availability, and suitability of your milk means that your baby's body is able to work less yet receive more nourishment.

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