transitional milk


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transitional milk

The first breast milk produced as colostrum production fades. It has more triglyceride and medium-chain fatty acid content than colostrum. Its other components include lactose, water-soluble vitamins, and immunoglobulins.
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We found no significant differences between smoker and nonsmoker lactating mothers in transitional milk concentrations of IL-1[alpha], [beta]-endorphin, and leptin (Table 2).
First, only colostral and transitional milk samples were collected.
Delivery of transitional milk for children from 6 months to 1 year of age for the needs of the baby milk kitchen - Veliko Tarnovo, on request.

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