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LACTATION : 1. The mammary glands of the female undergo differentiation during pregnancy and starts producing milk towards the end of pregnancy by the process called lactation. 2. The milk produced during the initial few days of lactation is called colostrum which should be discarded. Regarding 1 and 2 :


( A ) 1 is incorrect but 2 is correct
( B ) Both are incorrect
( C ) Both are correct
( D ) 1 is correct but 2 is incorrect

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(D) is the right answer.

LACTATION : The mammary glands of the female undergo differentiation during pregnancy and starts producing milk towards the end of pregnancy by the process called lactation. This helps the mother in feeding the newborn. The milk produced during the initial few days of lactation is called colostrum which contains several antibodies absolutely essential to develop resistance for the new-born babies. Breast-feeding during the initial period of infant growth is recommended by doctors for bringing up a healthy baby.
answered Apr 3, 2014 by pady_1
 

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