Andrzej Marek, Agnieszka Szlagatys, Anna Liberek, Magdalena Góra-Gębka, Grażyna Sikorska-Wiśniewska, Krzysztof Marek, Janina Raczkowska-Kozak, Wanda Bako
Med Sci Monit 2003; 9(4): 75-81
Numerous benefits of breast-feeding has been actively promoted for many years. In article, the role of human milk in postnatal immune system development and antioxidative properties of human milk is reviewed. The effect of maternal malnutrition on milk properties and infants` status are also presented.
Keywords: human milk, Immune System, antioxidative barrier, race elements, maternal malnutrition