Stem Cells in Breast Milk

Assumption: Breast milk provides nutrients to baby.

TRUE, PLUS!
Not only does breast milk provide babies with the perfect first food, but new research from Australia shows that breast milk also contains stem cells.  The stem cells have just recently been isolated and examined.  Since this information is so new, we do not know what can be done with these stem cells yet, but there are many exciting possibilities!

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20712706

My Views:
What an exciting discovery!  I hope research will continue to provide new information on this topic, including the benefit to babies as they drink the milk, as well as what other uses breast milk can provide for medical problems we currently face.

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