Family is a cultural, legal, sociological and individually defined concept. It is fundamental social group typically include what is referred to as a nuclear family – father, mother and one or more children. Other definition of a family includes all the members of a household living under one roof. Families can also be defined by the ways person behave toward one another or how relationship function in the lives of people.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Breast milk for baby

Breast feeding provides mothers and infants with an invaluable opportunity to bond. Newborn babies need physical contact with their parents, particularly their mothers. The experience of nursing provides a feeling or warmth, security and comfort as their mother holds them close while feeding.

Human milk is aimed at being the sole source of nutrition in early infancy. The nutritional value of proteins in human milk for growing infants has long been appreciated.

Non-protein nitrogenous compounds immunological components, and growth modulating factors have been identified and quantified which may well play important roles in the growth, development, immune response of the breast-fed infant.

Colostrums in human milk nowadays known to contain a large number of chemical substances that provides immune protection to suckling newborns and that may also promotes the development of neonatal immune competence.

Over 20 macro and micro-minerals have been identified in human milk and in general, their content changes over the course of lactation, with most declining form colostrums to mature milk. The major macro-minerals in milk include calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium and chloride.
Breast milk for baby
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