Breast milk builds your baby’s immune system by providing natural antibodies, antimicrobial properties, and protective enzymes . It also
provides the right amount of fat-soluble vitamins, minerals, proteins and fats needed for your baby’s healthy development .
Infants who are breastfed revealed fewer and shorter infections , show different growth patterns , have different gut microflora , experience better cognitive development  and even face differences in the risk of chronic diseases, such as obesity , Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes  and cardiovascular disease .
The World Health Organization recommends children to be breastfed in the first hour of birth and be exclusively breastfed for the first 6 months of life .
Supporting breastfeeding mothers in Hong Kong during this period: https://www.babyfriendly.org.h
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