Saturday, March 9, 2013

What Impacts Infant's Gut Microbiota?

"In a nutshell, these are the things that can have an impact on baby's gut microbiota:

  1. Mom receiving antibiotics before and during labour
  2. Baby born by caesarean section
  3. Baby breastfeeding
  4. Baby receiving antibiotics early in life"

The Intestinal Gardener: Flora helpers: What expectant parents need to know about baby's gut bacteria