Factors affecting gastrointestinal microbiome development in neonates

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

This review article provides understanding on factors such as birth mode and important nutrients such as human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) that influence the gut microbiome during prenatal, perinatal to postnatal period, and their reciprocal relationship with infant gastrointestinal tract development.

Reference:

Chong CYL et al. Factors affecting gastrointestinal microbiome development in neonates. Nutrients. 2018;10:274.
 

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Effects of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) on infant growth and morbidity

Link to Publication: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29495552


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