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stomach virus and breast milk
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kimberlyalane905 posted:
can viruses pass through breast milk? like a stomach bug?
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momtobegrunden responded:
No, but the antibodies are passed through milk. So, if you have a bug, the best thing you can do is nurse your baby! Nursing will either prevent your LO from becoming sick or at least make it less severe. I've had the flu twice now, and my LO hasn't caught it yet :)
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Dan Brennan, MD replied to momtobegrunden's response:
Excellent, momtobe! That is absolutely correct!