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

If you’re interested in learning more, you can read the full show notes here.

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