What is in 1L of Human Milk?

whats in milk

Breastmilk volume varies widely, but for fully breastfed babies between 5 weeks and 6 months of age, it is often 650 ml to 1000 ml or more per day. The nutrients present in your milk come from the reserves in your body and from the food you eat.

It’s important to know that the main ingredients of human milk - fats, proteins and carbohydrates - provide your baby with both nutrition and protection. Your milk not only has cells to give your baby extra immunity, but it is essential for the normal development of your baby’s own immune system.

More information in our article.