The composition of human milk is the biologic norm for infant nutrition. Human milk also contains many hundreds to thousands of distinct bioactive molecules that protect against infection and inflammation and contribute to immune maturation, organ development, and healthy microbial colonization.

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52 INFANT NUTRITION AND FEEDING INFANT NUTRITION AND FEEDING 53 Provide education about the benefits of breastfeeding to individuals and groups.