What are Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMO)?

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Description
Clinical studies backed by basic research position Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMO) as multifunctional breast milk components that shape the establishing gut microbiota and may contribute to appropriate immune development.




IMPORTANT NOTICE: Mothers should be encouraged to continue breastfeeding even when their infants have cow’s milk protein allergy. This usually requires qualified dietary counseling to completely exclude all sources of cow’s milk protein from the mothers’ diet. If a decision to use a special formula intended for infants is taken, it is important to give instructions on correct preparation methods, emphasizing that unboiled water, unsterilized bottles, or incorrect dilution can all lead to illness. Formula for special medical purposes intended for infants must be used under medical supervision.
Tags
Cows' Milk Allergy
Presenters
Dr. Elizabeth Forbes-Blom

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