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Colostrum, the first milk is all a baby needs in the first few days of life.
Asked by Noah, Last updated: Sep 15, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

John Smith
John Smith

Answered Sep 08, 2016

True-colostrum, the liquid gold that is produced in the breasts during pregnancy, meets all of babys nutritional needs until a mothers milk comes in (usually 2-5 days after her baby is born). although colostrum is not as abundant as breastmilk, it packs a huge nutritional punch; thick and extremely high in antibodies, it coats the babys vulnerable digestive tract, warding off infection and helping clear out meconium (babys first poop). the frequent nursings a baby requires in the first few days help to stimulate milk production and keep baby satisfied: very few babies require any formula, water or glucose during this time.
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