The Possible Role of Gut Microbiota in Infant Diseases

Monday, Sep 11, 2017

Nutrition and lifestyle during pregnancy and infancy can affect a range of different bodily functions, some increasing the likelihood of disease later in life. Neonatal colonization of the intestinal microbiota may be influenced by duration of gestation, mode of feeding, mode of delivery, birth environment, and medication (particularly use of antibiotics).

 

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