Do you know that when breastfeeding, the baby is usually much less susceptible to disease? Despite the fact that it is impossible to completely avoid them, the protective properties of breast milk help babies get sick less often and recover faster than babies fed with the mixture.
Breast milk contains antibacterial and antiviral substances. The longer you breastfeed, the lower the risk of a cold and flu, ear and respiratory infections, nausea and diarrhea. Scientists are already exploring the possibility of using breast milk to treat many diseases – from conjunctivitis to cancer.
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What happens to breasts during pregnancy?
If you think that breasts grow only in youth, you are mistaken! The complex internal structures necessary for feeding the baby begin to form only during pregnancy, and until recently, we did not even imagine how this happens.
Have you ever thought about your breast during pregnancy? Surely only in the context of buying a special bra. Meanwhile, huge changes are taking place in the chest at this time. Not only the uterus, but also the breast undergoes an amazing transformation in order to prepare for the birth of the baby. But to figure it Continue reading
Breast milk is the very first food of the child, therefore, of course,
it contains the necessary nutrients – carbohydrates, proteins, fats, as well as water to maintain water balance in the body. All this is so. But mother’s milk is not just a food product, and it performs not only nutritional functions.
What is breast milk made of?
Each serving of breast milk contains many other ingredients, many of which are unique.
Millions of living cells. These include white blood cells, which are responsible for strengthening the Continue reading