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  • Breast Baby
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    Breast Is Best Breast feeding not only provides the perfect food and food delivery system for infants, it is also the most family friendly choice a new mother can make. "Human breast milk contains at least one hundred ingredients not found in cow's milk and that cannot be exactly duplicated in commercial formulas" (Eisenburg 3). As a baby grows and changes, breast milk automatically individualizes itself for each infant. The nutrients in breast milk alter themselves to fit the baby's needs. Brea...
  • Breast Milk Over Formula Milk
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    Human Milk vs. Cow's Milk TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Benefits and disadvantages for the infant Breast feeding and the Law Conclusion Bibliography INTRODUCTION Breast feeding in public not too many years ago was considered a taboo. It was unthinkable to breast feed your child in public. Times have changed and so has our understanding on breast feeding. It is no longer a lifestyle choice for women, but a health choice. Some women chose to bottle-feed their children while some insist on breast ...
  • Your Baby To Your Breast At 3
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    Argumentative Breast is Best If one chooses to have a child, shouldn't he or she be obligated to do what is best for that child? There are many important choices to make for that child, and some may be more difficult than others. Hospital or home birth? Pampers or Huggies? Crib or family bed? But when it comes to feeding, the choice is clear. Breast-feeding is the best choice that mothers can make for themselves and their child. Not everyone agrees that breast-feeding is the best choice. Some ar...
  • Benefits Of Breastfeeding Antibodies In Breast Milk
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    Benefits of Breastfeeding Mother's milk is the best food possible for the newborn baby. Breast milk works as an all in one nutritional supplement. Breast milk works as a thirst quencher, medication, food supplement and for the mother it works as a weight loss program with no equal. Although, there are formulas that can be used for replacing breast milk, they do not have the same supplements as the natural milk from the mother. The American Academy of Pediatrics. ".. recommends that babies be bre...
  • Rare Milk Sugar Disorder Galactosemia
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    Galactosemia: A Rare Milk Sugar Disorder Galactosemia is a rare congenital disorder which affects the body's inability to convert galactose into glucose. Galactose is a type of sugar, which is a breakdown product of lactose. Lactose is found in milk and milk products, including breast milk. Given that the galactose can not be broken down, it builds up in the body and acts as a poison that can cause serious damage to it's carrier ("galactose mia"). "As milk is important to a baby's diet, early di...
  • Breast Vs Bottle
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    Mommy's Milk or Mommy's Money I watch as a young woman sits peacefully in the local park with her newly born infant in her arms. She casually unbuttons her shirt and reveals her breast, while gently urging the baby to nurse. At the same time two women walk by and are seemingly shocked at the "barbaric" display they had just witnessed. Saying such things as " I would never do that in public" as the other woman replies "Yeah, that's what bottles are for". Little do these women know that this young...
  • Macrophages In Breast Milk
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    Summary: How Breast Milk Protects Newborns Doctors have long recognized that breastfed infants contracted far fewer infections than infants who were given formula. The reason is that mother's milk helps infants to fight against foreign organisms during the first few months of life when an infant doesn t have an effective immune system. Not only do breastfed infants have antibodies passed to them during pregnancy to help breakdown bacteria, and viruses, they also gain extra protection from antibo...
  • Mother's Breast Milk
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    There are many benefits to breastfeeding a baby rather than using formula. Human breast milk contains all the nutrients babies need each day, plus many substances that help keep them healthy and promote development. Formula can be a messy inconvenience to many new mothers already struggling with overwhelming new demands and schedules. Breast milk provides all the nutrition a baby needs. It contains antibodies that help protect the infant from infections. Through your breast milk, a baby is prote...
  • Alcohol In Their Breast Milk
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    This is about how some babies breastfeeding mothers think drinking a glass of wine or beer will make her baby sleep more soundly. In fact, a baby sleeps less after drinking breast milk that contained alcohol. Studies show by an experiment by feeding plain breast milk to infants and breast milk with only a drop of alcohol. When the babies drank plain breast milk they slept an average of 78 minutes. The babies that had alcohol in their breast milk slept just 51 minutes. Doctors say that an occasio...
  • Mother's Breast Milk
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    AN OVERVIEW OF BREASTFEEDING BREASTFEEDING Breastfeeding is widely believed to be the most beneficial method of feeding for the health and well being of most infants. It is the natural next step in the continuum of pregnancy. Though breastfeeding is natural, technique is a learned skill. As with any skill, the keys to successful breastfeeding are knowledge, practice and patience. It is important to get started correctly and know well in advance how to identify and avoid possible problems. Most b...

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