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In the first year of life, milk plays a crucial role in your baby’s diet. In fact, it’s the only food you will give your baby in the first months. In this chapter, you’ll find everything you need to know about which milk to give your newborn or older baby.

Mother’s milk explains what’s in mother’s milk, how it’s produced, and how to store it.

Commercial infant formula (commercial milk) presents the different types of formula (ready-to-serve, concentrated liquids, and powders) and discusses how to prepare and store them safely.

You’ll also find information on cow’s and other milks and the best time to introduce them.