Does breast milk provide a baby with DHA?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Breast milk contains a significant amount of docosahexaenoic acid or DHA. Levels depend on the mother’s diet. Watch the animation to learn more about dietary sources of DHA.

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