Bovine Colostrum and its Health Benefits on the Human Microbiome
Watch now to learn about bovine colostrum and its benefits on human digestive and immune health and the entire human microbiome.
Dr. Crosby Details the Benefits of Colostrum and Its Importance on Human Health
Colostrum & Its Benefits Explained By Lauren Crosby MD, FAAP | Board-Certified Pediatrician If you’re a parent, you’ve likely heard of colostrum. It is the first milk that all nursing mothers produce and contains nutrients that are essential for a newborn. In the video, Dr. Crosby states, "To a pediatrician like myself, colostrum is considered to be liquid gold because it is so incredibly important for a child’s overall health." Watch to learn more or read below for Dr. Crosby's expert input on this amazing superfood. What does does colostrum do? In the newborn period, colostrum is basically a...
Dr. Lauren Crosby Answers the Most Common Questions Around Colostrum
Frequently Asked Questions on Colostrum Explained By Lauren Crosby MD, FAAP | Board-Certified Pediatrician Watch or read below as Pediatrician, Dr. Lauren Crosby answers common questions on colostrum collection, safety, and uses. Is colostrum safe? As a natural substance, colostrum is completely safe. Colostrum has been studied extensively and has been demonstrated to be safe in adults and children as young as a year of age. Can I give colostrum to my baby? While the safety of colostrum has been demonstrated in children as young as a year of age, it is not recommended for children under the...
How Colostrum Can Provide Benefits Through Breastfeeding and Beyond Life’s First Stages
Celebrating the Power of Breastfeeding & Colostrum By Lauren Crosby MD, FAAP | Board-Certified Pediatrician Breast milk is a breastfed baby’s first food. It is naturally designed to meet all of a newborn’s nutritional needs. It also helps to build and support a baby’s immune system as breast milk contains immune factors and protective proteins that help to fight infection. These components are present in very high amounts in the very first milk produced by breastfeeding women, called colostrum. In addition to containing high levels of immune factors and protective proteins, colostrum is also higher in protein and lower in...