Study: New Ingredient in Baby Formula Helps Support Immune System, More Like Breastfed Babies (video) Abbott Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Good nutrition builds a strong foundation for life. And for babies, the best nutrition is breast milk. Studies suggest that babies who are breastfed often have stronger immune systems due in part to a special prebiotic found naturally in breast milk. But now, in a new study, researchers have shown how a new ingredient previously only found in breast milk can help support a baby's immune system when added to infant formula. Credit Abbott Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.