The amazing science of breast milk
How does your body make breast milk?
What exactly does it contain? And how does it affect your baby’s health and development?
How does your body make breast milk? What exactly does it contain? And how does it affect your baby’s health and development? We’ve pulled together the latest scientific research, with guidance from the world’s leading experts on lactation, to give you the lowdown on the incredible science of breast milk. Our articles, videos and free ebook will help inform you so you can make your own feeding choices.
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