Summary of Workshop: Potentially Harmful Effects of Human Milk Upon the Recipient Infant
The presentations in this section addressed some of the potentially harmful effects of human milk upon the recipient infant. These included: transmission of viral infection via milk; transmission of drugs via milk; deposition in developing tissues of the trans-fatty acids present in most milks; sensitization of the infant secondary to transfer of foreign antigens via milk; vitamin K deficiency and hemorrhagic disease of the newborn secondary to the low vitamin K content of human milk.
KeywordsHuman Milk Lactate Woman Foreign Antigen Maternal Factor Cholestatic Liver Disease
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