How does milk produce in mammals?

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How does milk produce in mammals?

Post by manjg » Fri Oct 28, 2005 5:55 am

How does milk produce in mammals?
I mean what they have in them to produce milk and why it is more supplicant to babies?

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Post by Poison » Fri Oct 28, 2005 6:13 am

They have milk ducts for the production of milk. It is directly related to the hormone prolactine.
Milk has all of the needed nutrients in it. Plus it has some antibodies that are essential for the baby. So doctors say if possible feed your baby for the first 6 months just with your milk.
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Post by MrMistery » Fri Oct 28, 2005 7:34 pm

Also cool thing to know that milk ducts are modified sweat glands :D
Also interesting is that you can not breastfeed your baby without the hormone oxitocine...
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