immune system
August 3, 2018

The immune system of infants is not fully developed at birth, making them highly susceptible to infections. Breast milk contains nearly all the essential nutrients that babies needs to be healthy, including those that benefit their immune system like antibodies, immune factors, enzymes, and white blood cells.

Learn how breast milk protects infants against a wide variety of diseases and infections not only while they are breastfeeding but in some cases long after they are weaned.

Author: Dharam Goel, MD and Purva Gujar
Source: Inceptive Education 
Estimated time to read: 04:00

Image credit: Breastfeeding USA