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A new study shows data that suggest a potential immune benefit to infants of lactating mothers for up to 80 days following Covid-19 vaccination.

The research published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology investigated whether the breastmilk of vaccinated mothers can pass on antibodies from mother to child.

The study enrolled five mothers who provided frozen breastmilk samples after receiving the two-dose Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine. The researchers used 29 human milk samples for the analysis.

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