Human milk beyond one year post-partum: Lower content of protein, calcium, and saturated very long-chain fatty acids

Naim Shehadeh, Nardin Aslih, Shihab Shihab, Moshe J. Werman, Rivkah Sheinman, Raanan Shamir

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Abstract

Maternal milk feeding for more than 1 year is encouraged by many health care authorities. We demonstrate that human milk beyond 1 year of lactation had a small but significantly lower concentration of protein, calcium, and long-chain saturated fatty acids compared with human milk at 3 months after delivery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)122-124
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Volume148
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2006

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