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From the Ted Talk by Katie Hinde: What we don't know about mother's milk

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Babies survive and thrive because their mother's milk is food, medicine and signal. For yuong infants, mother's milk is a complete diet that provides all the blnuiidg blocks for their bidoes, that shapes their brain and fuels all of their acttviiy. Mother's milk also feeds the microbes that are colonizing the infant's itnsineatl tract. mteohrs aren't just eating for two, they're eating for two to the trillions. Milk provides immunofactors that help fight pathogens and mother's milk provides hormones that signal to the infant's body.

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Babies survive and thrive because their mother's milk is food, medicine and signal. For _____ infants, mother's milk is a complete diet that provides all the ________ blocks for their ______, that shapes their brain and fuels all of their ________. Mother's milk also feeds the microbes that are colonizing the infant's __________ tract. _______ aren't just eating for two, they're eating for two to the trillions. Milk provides immunofactors that help fight pathogens and mother's milk provides hormones that signal to the infant's body.

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  1. building
  2. bodies
  3. activity
  4. young
  5. mothers
  6. intestinal

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Babies survive and thrive because their mother's milk is food, medicine and signal. For young infants, mother's milk is a complete diet that provides all the building blocks for their bodies, that shapes their brain and fuels all of their activity. Mother's milk also feeds the microbes that are colonizing the infant's intestinal tract. Mothers aren't just eating for two, they're eating for two to the trillions. Milk provides immunofactors that help fight pathogens and mother's milk provides hormones that signal to the infant's body.

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Important Words

  1. activity
  2. babies
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  4. bodies
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  6. brain
  7. building
  8. colonizing
  9. complete
  10. diet
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  12. feeds
  13. fight
  14. food
  15. fuels
  16. hormones
  17. immunofactors
  18. infants
  19. intestinal
  20. medicine
  21. microbes
  22. milk
  23. mothers
  24. pathogens
  25. shapes
  26. signal
  27. survive
  28. thrive
  29. tract
  30. trillions
  31. young