Breast milk is remarkable in that changes to meet the needs of your growing baby. Every drop of your milk is customized to your baby’s needs. Your milk contains the perfect amount of fat, carbohydrates, vitamins and water to help your baby grow the way he should.

When you breastfeed, your body shares your antibodies with your baby, preparing her immune system to fight off germs before they make her sick. Breast milk is powerful, but we should still follow these guidelines to keep your milk fresh and safe for your baby.