Pedigree Mother & Babydog Starter is a complete, balanced and wholesome meal for pregnant and lactating mothers as well as weaning puppies aged 3 to 12 weeks old. It is made with chicken, rice and milk and contains essential nutrients needed by both the lactating mother as well as the pup. Pedigree Mother & Babydog Starter is more energy dense compared to regular dog food. This provides lactating mums with the energy they need to feed their pups. It also contains fiber to ensure digestive health. Puppies have delicate immune systems which is why this dog food contains Vitamin E to support their natural defenses. It even contains milk and protein to support their growth potential and DHA to support brain development.Pedigree Mother & Babydog Starter is easy to digest with better water absorption. As a result, mothers and pups get all the essential nutrients they need to stay healthy.