Colostrum: The First Meal for a Newborn

Sep 07, 2013
Colostrum is the thick, yellowish, sticky milk. Colostrum is the perfect first food for a baby. It is packed with antibodies that help strengthen the immune system of the newborn. It contains more proteins and less of fat. Colostrum also has a laxative effect that helps the baby pass meconium (first stool). This first milk is full of growth factors and antimicrobial factors that give a healthy start to the newborn life. Make sure you feed this first milk tailored to provide immunological protection and gastrointestinal sensitization to your baby.

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