Science of Breastfeeding

Simply Amazing Breastmilk

There’s many things we don’t know about human milk — the research on it these past 10 years has virtually exploded!  Last time I checked, over 400 ingredients had been identified in breastmilk!  How cool is that?  Formula can’t touch that.  Here’s a great article on some science of breastmilk, how cortisol levels and fat content are utilized by one species to affect or enhance behavior in male offspring:

http://www.slate.com/blogs/how_babies_work/2013/03/20/the_science_of_breast_milk_latest_research_on_nursing_and_milk_vs_formula.html?fb_ref=sm_fb_share_chunky_bottom

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