The most important component, lactoferrin, helps in optimal absorption
of iron and protects the baby from harmful bacteria. Mother’s milk
is a good source of water for the nursing baby. There is no need to give
any water to the infant for at least 6 months from its birth.
Mother’s milk forms a variety of flavors depending upon what her diet
is. Its composition also changes depending upon the growing baby’s
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helps develops a strong bond between mother and child. Apart from the
emotional advantages of breastfeeding, there are numerous health benefits
for the mother and child, as well.