Posts Tagged ‘colostrum’

Is your breastfeeding successful enough?

How can I tell whether my baby’s getting enough breast milk? This is a common question among new breastfeeding moms. After all, you want to make sure that your baby’s getting all the nourishment she needs and, well, you can’t actually see how much milk your baby’s drinking when you’re nursing! While most moms are [...]

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Intestinal Absorption of Immunoglobulins by Newborn Infants

Intestinal absorption in newborn infants of immunoglobulins present in colostrum was studied by measuring the concentrations of immunoglobulins IgA, IgG, and IgM in cord blood and following the changes in the serum of the infant on the 5th day after birth. In infants who did not receive colostrum, a marked fall in IgG levels was [...]

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