This episode aims to be the most comprehensive video compendium on the biology of breast milk ever recorded.

In this episode, you'll discover:

  • 00:00:00 - Introduction
  • 00:07:11 - Breast milk production and composition
  • 00:09:59 - Human milk oligosaccharides help establish the infant gut microbiome
  • 00:16:32 - Omega-3s in breast milk boost brain development
  • 00:18:15 - Vitamins and minerals in breast milk
  • 00:22:05 - Breast milk stem cells and multi-organ microchimerism
  • 00:22:54 - Harmful substances transferred to infants via breast milk
  • 00:28:05 - Breastfeeding boosts the infant's immune system
  • 00:31:17 - Effects on intelligence
  • 00:34:36 - Breastfeeding as a benefit to maternal health

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