mature milk


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mature milk

Milk released once lactation has become fully established.
See: fore milk; hind milk
See also: milk
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(12) did not observe significant differences between glucose, lipid and sodium levels in mature milk of diabetic women.
"The composition of colostrum and its physical properties are quite different from that of mature milk," he explained.
The 636 samples were colostrum from days 1-5 postpartum (168 samples), transitional milk obtained days 6-14 (182 samples), and 286 mature milk samples obtained days 15-28 (167 samples), days 29-42 (63 samples), days 43-56 (28 samples), and days 57-84 postpartum (28 samples).
Colostrum tastes different than mature milk. The mother's diet influences the taste of milk.
Regarding the concentrations of vitamin A in the colostrum, no significant differences were found between the groups, however, retinol content in the mature milk differed from the unsupplemented group and the other groups.
She said, 'Infants should be given first breast milk (colostrum), which is rich in antibodies and contains a larger percentage of protein, minerals and fat soluble vitamin than mature milk.' 'Generally, colostrum (first breast milk) is available up to five days after giving birth of a child.