Why is breast-feeding recommended during the initial period of an infant's growth? Give reasons. - Biology

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Why is breast-feeding recommended during the initial period of an infant's growth? Give reasons.

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Breastfeeding is recommended in the initial period of an infant's growth because of the following reasons:

1. It provides passive immunity to the baby through colostrum.

2. It provides balanced nutrition to the baby.

3. It protects the baby from allergies.

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