Diet and Micronutrients
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?
- Page last reviewed: May 29, 2018
- Page last updated: May 29, 2018
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