Quote of the Week: Baby Microbiome

Up until recently, it was believed that a baby’s first exposure to bacteria occurred during birth. However, recent studies have identified a unique placental microbiome which the baby is already in contact with in the uterus. This initial exposure may determine the composition of the baby’s gut and is crucial to enable beneficial bacteria to colonise it and help build the newborn’s immunity

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This is fascinating and shows just how important it is from Mums and Dads to be looking after their own microbiomes – what you have gets passed on! Check out my Fertility and Pregnancy Factsheets for more advice.

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