Human Nutrition Notes

Human Nutrition Notes - Breast Feeding with Dr Beth Olsen...

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Breast Feeding with Dr. Beth Olsen Lactogenesis I Last trimester, limited milk production Produces colostrum Lactogenesis II 2-5 days postpartum, copious milk secretion “When milk comes in” Lactogenesis III 10+ days Milk composition stability 1. List affect on mother’s and baby’s health. Mom’s: Uterine contraction, decreased bleeding after birth Hormonal response-calming, focus on baby Suppression of ovulation Long Term: Weight Loss (?) to a modest degree Reduced risk breast and ovarian cancers Type 2 diabetes Baby’s: Milk is species specific Human milk matches infant needs for nutrition and fluids Composition changes to meet needs of growing infant Well tolerated, easily digested (esp. protein) High in lipids Minerals are very “bioavailable” absorbed very well Mother passes immune antibodies through milk 2. Compare and contrast colostrums and regular breast milk composition. Colostrum
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