This amazing fact about breast milk will blow your mind

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We had no idea breast milk was this amazing!

We know that nothing can quite compare to breastmilk when it comes to your baby’s nutrition. We know that breastfeeding leads to smarter babies and is linked with lower incidences of childhood obesity, but breastmilk has so many other benefits.

Here’s one cool thing about breast milk that you might not have known: according to an article on The Stranger, “The nutritional and immunological components of breast milk change every day, according to the specific, individual needs of a baby.”

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Yes, a breastfeeding mother’s body actually alters the milk’s composition so that it can cater to the baby’s needs. If that’s not blowing your mind right now, nothing will.

Curious about how this works? Go to the next page.

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