As we all know that breast milk provides optimal nutrition for infants, and it gives them immune protection that no formula company has been able to replicate. However,many mothers claim that it is also an effective treatment for eye infections, or conjunctivitis.To my knowledge, there are no studies of breast milk as a treatment for conjunctivitis in older babies or children. If your newborn has an eye infection, you should call your child's pediatrician right away. If left untreated, neonatal conjunctivitis can cause lasting damage to your child's eyes, including blindness. Don't risk waiting several days to see if breast milk clears things up in these cases.
Yes. You can put a few drops of breast milk into your baby's eyes or any family members who are suffering from pink eye. The breast milk will keep the area clean and will initiate healing. You can do this as often as possible. Moreover, breast milk can be used to cure a few ailments and even help heal certain diseases; it is beneficial for your baby, for you and/or any other grownups, in the following ways. Breast milk contains immunological agents and other compounds that take action against viruses and parasites.Breast milk is anti-bacterial and can help heal wounds, helping people heal faster after organ transplants and other surgeries.
Yes! My son 10 weeks old woke up the other day with a crusty watery eye. I told my mom and she said to squirt a little breast milk in his eye. I did it and by the next day his eye was perfect. I didn't think it would work but really effective!