How does breastmilk help protect vulnerable babies?
Dr Darren Smith at the University of Northumbria at Newcastle is leading a team who are studying certain types of viruses within breast milk to understand their role in protecting babies from harm.
Millie and Scarlett's story
Millie, who was born at just 28 weeks, is also a loving child with a startlingly mature awareness of her twin sister Scarlett, who tragically died aged just one month.
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