How important is the transfer of gut flora from mum to baby?


Increasing awareness of the importance of gut health and the how we develop our gut health has naturally lead to a study of gut flora in babies and the differences between a c-section and natural birth.

Would-be mums around the country probably  now feel under more pressure than ever to have natural births as more and more studies link the health of a baby to a natural delivery. But Dr Claudia Lee has some good news.

She says with the new research, doctors are also finding new ways to ensure the natural benefits can be transferred even in a c-section delivery.


Balance Team

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