Breastfeeding & Intestinal Microbiota in Infants

It is well known that breastfeeding contributes to an infant’s immune health. But a new study shows that breastfeeding also has a significant impact on the development of a child’s gut flora for up to three years, according to a new study by the National Food Institute, Technical University of

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Cessation of Breastmilk Alters Infant Microbiome

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It’s widely accepted that the delivery mode, whether vaginally or C-section, shapes the manner in which an infant’s healthy microbiota are established. Vaginal deliveries are preferred to help colonize an infant’s healthy bacteria. A new study, published in Cell Host & Microbe, confirmed this understanding and found the cessation of

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