Breast milk contains the right balance of nutrients for the baby during the first six months of life. As the baby grows, the nutrients in the breast milk change. This fulfills the baby’s changing nutritional needs.
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The World Health Organization recommends exclusive breastfeeding for six months (baby will receive breast milk only without any additional food or drink including water). Start baby foods from six months onwards while continuing breastfeeding for up to two years and beyond.
From World Health Organization, “Breastfeeding is the normal way of providing young infants with the nutrients they need for healthy growth and development. Virtually all mothers can breastfeed, provided they have accurate information, and the support of their family, the health care system and society at large.”