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Decreases the amount of proteins and mineral salts while increasing that of fats.

And this is the così known as the stage of “milk”: the breasts become turgid, congested, hot, and often painful.

This phenomenon occurs usually in the 3rd-5th day (può forò also a delay of a few days). The milk begins to be secreted abundantly, and often in doses higher than what is the need of the child.

at The base of the biological mechanism that determines the phenomenon of the “mounted,”of milk and the maintenance of its production is, as we have già seen, the lower level after the birth of some of the hormones found in pregnancy that inhibit the function of a stimulus for the production of milk carried out by a specific pituitary hormone (prolactin).

With the sucking of the infant causes a reflex nervous that ensures a continuous and abundant production of this hormone, and also of others, that facilitate the passage of milk from the glandular tissue, the ducts, enlarged breasts, where the child can; pull it out with easeà.

then sarà the “question” of the child to regulate the formation and inflow of milk. The amount; of milk produced each day increases progressively for the first month of lactation and then stood between The° and 6° month between 600 and 900 grams in 24 hours (double in the twin).

Not always this phenomenon of the start of the secretion takes place in the terms così exuberant and clearly noticeable by the woman; this feeling of “mounted” in fact, può fail and the increase of the quantity of milk to be più the gradual and progressive.

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The breast size do not affect at all on the occurrence or not of a production adequate: even a small breast is capable of producing generous quantities, sufficient for the child.


The milk of a woman " is a compound in biochemical highly complex, in which each component interacts with the other and in which the concentration of the different nutrients varies from woman to woman and in the same from week to week, from day to day, from feeding to feeding and even in different moments of the same feed.

Therefore, when we speak of milk and its composition, actuallyà, we are referring to an “average” (think of that in certain women, è was even a difference, even if small and non-persistent between the composition of the milk format from the right breast than the left!).

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