Breast Milk Prepared To Brain Development
Breast milk is specially created for human beings. Contained in the many benefits of Breastmilk. For example, contain antibodies.
It was delivered by Dr. I Gusti Ayu Nyoman Partiwi, Sp.A, MARS in a media briefing in Jakarta (23/5). Exclusive breastfeeding, said pediatrician (Dr. Tiwi), will help to reduce mortality by 13 percent.
“The first goal of breastfeeding to reduce the mortality and morbidity of infants,” said Dr. Tiwi. Colostrum which appeared in the early days after the rich maternal antibodies are useful for the baby’s immune. Which can reduce mortality.
In addition, breast milk also created to prepare for brain development. At birth, the brain cells like naked. In order not to bare, have sheaths of nerve cells, called myelin.
“Myelin, the raw material is lactose,” said Dr. Tiwi. Presence of myelin would make the stimulus runs quickly on brain cells.
That is why the content of lactose in breast milk is higher than cow’s milk. “The composition of the lactose in the breast milk of seven percent compared with 4.8 percent cow’s milk,” added Dr. Tiwi.