The first 1000 days of an infant’s life are a dynamic period. Nutrition during this period play an important role in developing an age-appropriate immune system.
Breast milk may influence responses through it’s bioactive, immune-modulating components, such as Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOs). HMOs are multifunctional components that shape the developing gut microbiota and influence the developing immune system. The addition of HMOs to infant formula leads to several health benefits.