By Anne Estes, PhD, Illustrated by Cara Gibson, PhD
There has been much discussion and burgeoning research on how the mode of birth affects the microbiome of the infant (and later on the adult). It is becoming clear that how babies are born impacts the type of bacteria that take up residence in an
Today’s guest post is written by Dr. Mark Sloan, pediatrician and author of Birth Day: A Pediatrician Explores the Science, the History and the Wonder of Childbirth. Dr. Sloan takes a look at impact of cesarean birth on normal gut bacteria.