Human Milk Macronutrient Composition During First Six Months of Lactation in Exclusively Breastfeeding Filipino Women

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Topic(s): Growth & Development
Manuel Ramos Nieves
Tinu Mary Samuel
Yipu Chen
Rachel Lawenko
Katherine Buluran
Jowena Lebumfacil
Elvira M. Estorninos
Aristea Binia (Switzerland)

Breastmilk varies in terms of nutritional content. Thus, the macronutrient concentration of breastmilk were evaluated in a prospective, observational study involving 41 exclusively breastfeeding Filipino mothers between 21 days to 4 months of breastfeeding. This study details the changes observed in early lactation, especially given its evolution to mature milk and its adaptive nature.