Naturally acquired passive immunity
Passive immunity is typically short lived (compared to active immunity). It may be naturally acquired or artificially acquired. Maternal passive immunity is one type of naturally acquired passive immunity wherein the maternal antibodies are passed through the placenta to the fetus during the third month of gestation. Another means is by passing the antibodies in the breast milk when breastfeeding.
See also: passive immunity
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