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8 things you may not know about Colostrum...

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8 things you may not know about Colostrum...

COLOSTRUM ... liquid GOLD! Here's 8 things you may not know about Colostrum... 1. Your breasts start to produce colostrum during pregnancy. 2. Colostrum is high in carbohydrates, high in protein, high in antibodies, and low in fat (as human newborns may find fat difficult to digest). 3. Newborns have very small digestive systems, and colostrum delivers its nutrients in a very concentrated low-volume form. 4. Colostrum has a mild laxative effect, encouraging the passing of the baby's first stool, which is called meconium. 5. Colostrum contains large numbers of antibodies called "secretory immunoglobulin" (IgA) that help protect the mucous membranes...

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