What are health benefits of feeding babies pasteurized human milk?

Studies show that mother's milk contains a unique and powerful combination of nutrients important for infant health. Mother's milk supports growth and development and boosts a baby's ability to fight infection. It's also easy to digest and can promote the overall health of a baby's digestive system.

Pasteurized human milk from a donor provides some of these health benefits, which are particularly valuable in a baby's first weeks of life. Research is being conducted to determine the long-term benefits of pasteurized human milk.

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