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Diet and Micronutrients

A mother giving her child vegetables

Breast milk is designed to provide the appropriate amount of calories and optimal nutrition to support the growth and health of the infant. Good nutrition for the mother during pregnancy and breastfeeding is important to support the health of both the mother and her infant.

Learn more about mothers’ nutritional requirements during breastfeeding and the essential vitamins and minerals for infant health.

Questions about recommended infant feeding practices?

Learn more about infant and toddler nutrition!

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