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Nature designed human milk especially for human babies, and it is the ideal food for your baby's first several months. Your breast milk contains just the right balance of nutrients, and it contains them in the form that is most easily used by the human baby's immature body systems. Because it was developed for your baby, your milk also is gentlest on your baby's systems.
Breast milk is rich in the nutrients that promote brain growth and nervous system development. Of course, it is also the perfect first food to help your human baby achieve every aspect of ideal growth and development.
The milk of mothers who give birth prematurely is somewhat different than milk produced by women after a full-term baby's birth in the following ways: