Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 14th, 2004
According to recent research from the United States, "Fifty breastfeeding mothers were studied at 4, 5, or 6 weeks postpartum. Morning hind milk, serum samples, and stress and infection data were collected to examine whether milk secretory immunoglobulin A is related to demographic, stress, immune, and infection factors.
"The authors investigated relationships between milk SIgA and maternal stress, mood, symptoms of infection, serum proinflammatory and proimmune cytokines, and cortisol."
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