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Class 12th Biology 2018 Set1 Delhi Board Paper Solution

Question 14

Medically it is advised to all young mother that breastfeeding is the best for their newborn babies. Do you agree? Give reasons in support of your answer.

Answer

Yes, i do agree with the fact that breastfeeding is the best for newborn babies.

Mammary glands starts producing milk at the end of pregnancy. Milk produced during the initial few days and lactation is called COLOSTRUM which contains several antibodies.

It helps in developing resistance for newborn baby. It help the baby fight of viruses and bacteria. Thus, breast milk is packed with disease fighting substance that protect from illness.