Review Paper: The Antiviral Properties of Breast Milk

Quick Summary: A recent review paper provides a really good overview of one of the super-powers of human lactation — how human breast milk has evolved to fight viruses.

Fascinating review paper published in 2021 by Sophie Wedekind and Natalie Shenker on a great topic: the antiviral properties of breast milk.



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Toni Harman

I help parents and health professionals better understand the science of pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and the microbiome.