The scientific secrets of breast milk
What, exactly, is in breast milk that makes it so nutritious?
A lab technician at the Mothers' Milk Bank of New England in Newtonville, Mass., pours donated breast milk as it's prepped for pasteurization: Last year, the nation's largest milk bank group distributed 2.18 million ounces of breast milk.
AP Photo/Elise Amendola
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