Upon completion of this course participants will be able to describe the immune components in breastmilk and understand the immunology of breastfeeding (not just breastmilk). Participants will also have a lactation understanding of how breastfeeding protects against infections and disease. This includes an introduction to innate and adaptive immunity, a detailed description of breastmilk and specific immune components, secretory immunoty, entero-mammary link, and transmission of maternal infections.
Author: Eileen Park, IBCLC, ND
Credits: 3 L CERPs or contact hours
Video: 3 hour webinar lecture video
Course Notes: Lecture slides and course notes included in lesson
Quiz: Multiple choice questions based on course content
Completion certificate: Printable upon completion of the quiz