Oral immune therapy for your hospitalized baby

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Learn about the benefits of providing oral immune therapy to your hospitalized baby using expressed breast milk.

Key points

  • Oral immune therapy is a safe and simple practice you can do to benefit your baby.
  • Oral immune therapy helps to protect your baby from infections.
  • Breast milk acts as a medicine in babies who are sick or premature.
  • Oral immune therapy is provided every four hours as part of routine mouth care.
Last updated: February 3rd 2020