It was previously believed that the placenta and baby were both sterile and hence bacteria free until delivery. However, recent studies indicate presence of microbiota in the placenta & meconium (first faeces of new born). Although, it is true that the baby is dependant on their mother’s good bacteria to kickstart their own microbiome synthesis prior to birth.
This makes it essential for the pregnant mother to maintain high levels of healthy bacteria in her gut so as to provide a blue print of future health to her baby.
In a special feature article for the Abraxas Magazine November December 2019 release- read on to learn about the importance of Gut Bacteria during Pregnancy for the mother & baby.
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