Allergies, Immunology, and Human Milk: Exploring Maternal and Infant Factors
Course Description:In this course, you’ll describe normal immune development and differences between breastfed and bottle-fed infants; discuss the dysregulation in the immune system that results in allergic responses; define the role of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) in breast milk; and evaluate the current state of evidence for the role of HMOs in diseases and disorders. Originally presented as a live webinar on June 3, 2020.
Course Objectives:• Describe normal immune development and differences between breastfed and bottle-fed infants.
• Discuss the immune system dysregulation that results in allergic responses.
• Define and describe the role of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) in breast milk.
• Evaluate the current state of evidence for the role of HMOs in diseases and disorders relevant to infancy and beyond.
- CDR Level: 2
- Performance Indicators: 4.2.8, 8.1.4, 8.3.4
- Run Time: 48
Course Instructor Bio(s)
Christine Loscher, PhD
Faculty of Science & Health
Dublin City University
Evelyn Jantscher-Krenn, PhD
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Medical University of Graz
Barbara Marriage, PhD, RD
Abbott Scientific & Medical Affairs
Columbus, OH, USA
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