Breastfeeding Helps Build Babies' Immunity to Viruses! by Dr. Josephine Dlugopolski - Gach

2 years ago
Breastfeeding Helps Build Babies' Immunity to Viruses!

Breastfeeding is one of the best ways to help build your baby’s immune system response.This past winter, almost everyone in our house – including me, my husband and two sons – were dealing with viruses, numerous times. But my baby? She was fine – thanks to breastfeeding!

Why is this? An amazing thing about breastfeeding is that when a mom who is nursing has a virus, she passes on the antibodies that her body produces to her baby. This helps the baby fight the germs, and sometimes the baby doesn’t even develop the cold at all!

The information on is for informational and entertainment purposes only, and should not be considered medical advice. The information provided through this site should not be used to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease, and is not a substitute for professional care. Always consult your personal health care provider.

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