Whey, lactose, protein, growth factors, lactobacillus, IgA, antioxidants, and antibiotics: what do these all have in common? They all are a part of breast milk. Not only do these components provide the optimal nutrition for your baby, but they also provide them with short and long term health benefits. This is the first in a series of classes that are offered to my students. The first, a video that is also used by WHO in an effort increase breastfeeding rates in Sierra Leone, is free to everyone.