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Giving Babies The Best Start

FAST FACTS The current boom in microbiome research is uncovering disease trends related to infant microbial acquisition at birth due to mode of delivery. One example of this is the development of respiratory tract microbiota. Research has revealed infants born by caesarean section have a delay in overall development of respiratory microbiota profiles; specifically, reduced colonisation of health-associated commensals, Corynebacterium and Dolosigranulum.[1] As microbial patterns in infants influence long-term health outcomes, this highlights the importance of microbiome support in early life. While breastfeeding offers substantial benefits to the child, it is also associated with improved he

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