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Giving mothers’ excrements to C-section babies may help them develop healthy gut flora

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The FINANCIAL —  A new study conducted by a research group from the Pediatric Research Center suggests that feeding C-section newborns with their mothers’ excrements helps theme restore gut microbiota. The team compared the microbiota of the babies in their study to 82 not given the experimental treatment, born either vaginally or via C-section. A proof-of-concept study suggests the procedure can be safe, providing stringent screening is carried out beforehand.  The babies were given the fecal microbiota transplants (FMTs) shortly after birth. The mothers’ fecal samples were collected three weeks beforehand. Researchers say they plan to further study the development of the immune systems in C-section babies…

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Giving mothers’ excrements to C-section babies may help them develop healthy gut flora

8 mins read

The FINANCIAL —  A new study conducted by a research group from the Pediatric Research Center suggests that feeding C-section newborns with their mothers’ excrements helps theme restore gut microbiota. The team compared the microbiota of the babies in their study to 82 not given the experimental treatment, born either vaginally or via C-section. A proof-of-concept study suggests the procedure can…