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The changing nutritional needs of infants and the composition of breast milk

Apr 26, 2019, 03:47 AM
Breast milk is a dynamic solution which changes to match the evolving nutritional needs of developing babies. Lower protein intake in infancy may decrease the risk of being overweight or obese later in life.
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Breast milk is a dynamic solution which changes to match the evolving nutritional needs of developing babies. Lower protein intake in infancy may decrease the risk of being overweight or obese later in life. 
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Primary Nutrition Topic(s) :
  • Growth & Development
Secondary Nutrition Topic(s) :
  • Toddler
  • Lactation
  • Infancy
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Infographic On Breastfeeding Screen Shot 2019-04-29 at 2.06.33 PM

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