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Supporting your newborn’s health: Intestinal colonization after elective cesarean section

July 05, 2019


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July 08, 2019

Thank you very much, great article

July 06, 2019

I’d like the data to back up this claim, “We have learned that major changes in intestinal colonization occur after elective cesarean sections (those done for the convenience of the patient or doctor), and not in medically-indicated cesarean sections (because of failed labor or other stress to the newborn).“

July 08, 2019

I agree. It seems unlikely that the reason behind the cesarean section has any impact on the intestinal colonization, since this article describes passing through the birth canal as the method of colonization.

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