In the previous issues we discussed microbiome in relation to fertility and pregnancy. Let’s now continue the journey for newborns. Infancy Like genes, microbes pass from mother to child, and babies born vaginally have more diversified gut bacteria than those delivered by caesarean. Another...We’ve previously written about how a healthy vagina is not bacteria-free but hosts trillions of bacteria, dominated by Lactobacillus species. Below is the first of a two-part feature discussing probiotics’ roles in relation to the first 1,000 days of life: fertility, pregnancy, and infancy....The human body plays host to trillions of bacteria – on the skin, and in the mouth, gut, and vagina. Historically, public perception of bacteria has been negative, and most medical professionals’ knowledge and experience of bacteria have been associated with disease. But ‘good bacteria’ do ex...source: https://www.stuff.co.nz/sponsored-content/125546838/changing-the-narrative-the-good-bacteria-that-may-help-your-body The human body plays host to trillions of bacteria. They live on your skin, in your mouth, in your gut and, if you're a woman, in your vagina. Over the centuries, publ...