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TABLE 7-1 Copper Concentration in Human Milk

Reference

Study Group

Stage of Lactation

Milk Concentration (μg/L)

Estimated Copper Intake of Infants (μg/d)a

Picciano and Guthrie, 1976

50 women

6–12 wk

245

190

Vaughan et al., 1979

38 women, 19–42 y

1–3 mo

430

330

4–6 mo

330

260

7–9 mo

300

180

10–12 mo

240

140

13–18 mo

290

170

19–31 mo

280

170

Vuori and Kuitunen, 1979

27 women

2 wk

600

470

 

20 wk

250

150

Vuori et al., 1980

15 women, 24–35 y

6–8 wk

360

280

17–22 wk

210

160

Higashi et al., 1982

21 women, 21–35 y

1 mo

450

350

3 mo

290

230

5 mo

200

160

Dewey and Lonnerdal, 1983

20 women

1 mo

 

250

2 mo

230

3 mo

220

4 mo

200

5 mo

150

6 mo

200

Fransson and Lonnerdal, 1984

15 milk samples

2–4 mo

320

250

Casey et al., 1985

11 women, 26–39 y

8 d

590

460

14 d

490

380

21 d

420

320

28 d

410

320

Lipsman et al., 1985

7–13 teens

1 mo

350

270

2 mo

290

230

3 mo

380

290

4 mo

280

220

5 mo

210

160

6 mo

200

120

7 mo

190

110



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