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12th Biology 2016 Set1 Delhi Board Paper Solution

Question 11

Why is breast-feeding is recommended during the initial period of infant's growth? Give reasons.

Answer

The milk produced during the initial few days of lactation is called colostrum which contains antibolies important to develop resistance for the new born-babies. It provides balanced nutrition to the baby and also protect from allergies. So, breast-feeding is important for bringing up a healthy baby.