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Composition and Immunology ofMilkDR. CONSTANCE N. TENGEFHS,Department of Child HealthComposition and Immunology of Breast Milk Substance.Session Objectives:.Describe the content and quality of breast milk..Describe the functions of the different components of breast milk in child growth anddevelopment (immunology and others).Outline the factors that affect the composition of breast milk..Review breast feeding and other infant feeding practices in Kenya..Describe the composition of common breast milk substitutes used in Kenya..Describe the effect of breast milk substitute used in Kenya..Describe the effect of breast milk on infections (immune competent cells, antibodies, solubleproteins) with examples..-Gastroenteritis-Ear infection.-Bacteraemias-Narcotizing enterocolitis.Compare the effects of breast milk and breast milk substitutes.1.Nutrition is crucial for normal growth anddevelopment of children.The GOLD STANDARD in early childhoodnutrition in HUMAN MILK.2.Lactation:Influence of various hormones.EstrogenHCGProgesteroneOxytocinProlactinOthers Cortisol, Insulin.HPLGH, Thyroid, Parathyroid4. Composition of MilkColostrumsMatureBreast MilkFormulaUnmodifiedCows MilkEnergy kCal/100ml67.075.065-70.066.0Proteins g/100ml2.31.11.73.520:8040.:6082:18-40:6080:203.03.5-4.53.43.8-1.3:1-1.4Lactose g/100mlN/A6.84.9N/AC

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