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Mum's milk is best

Premature babies thrive on milk Photo: Meridian

Premature babies around the world stand a better chance of leading a healthy childhood thanks to research being carried out here in the South. Vulnerable youngsters are usually fed by a drip. But a new study has found that mother's milk is best from the earliest days of life.

Kerry Swain has been finding out why mother's milk is best for premature babies.