Pediatrics · Preventive & Public Medicine

Human Breast Milk

Mature human milk contains 3%–5% fat, 0.8%–0.9% protein, 6.9%–7.2% carbohydrate calculated as lactose, and 0.2% mineral constituents expressed as ash. Its energy content is 60–75 kcal/100 ml. Protein content is markedly higher and carbohydrate content lower in colostrum than in mature milk. Fat content does not vary consistently during lactation but exhibits large diurnal variations… Continue reading Human Breast Milk

Anatomy · Obstetrics & Gynaecology

The main differences between the male and female

The female pelvis …. · The bones are more delicate – thin and light · The pelvis is less massive · The pelvis is more shallow · The ilia are less sloped · The anterior iliac spines are more widely separated – thus the greater prominence of the hips laterally · The superior aperture of… Continue reading The main differences between the male and female