Narrator: So, what is colostrum ? Colostrum is the breastmilk taken by the baby in the first two to three days after birth. Though the amount is small, it is thick. It helps babies master his suckling skills. Colostrum contains large amounts of antibodies and living immune cells which help to fight against diseases. It is your baby's first dose of natural vaccine. Colostrum is also rich in vitamin A, growth factors, etc. Don't let your baby miss your colostrum!