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Microbiome info

This is a really interesting article by AmyMyers MD on the microbiome and autoummunity but also has some fascinating info on how our gut health effects babies as they are born and what happens at birth. I particularly found fascinating that research shows that babies born by C-section are more likely to have allergies and altered gut microbiomes. A recent study that involved ‘swabbing’ the newborn with mom’s microbiome from the birth canal immediately after birth shows that the babies microbiomes are as diverse and healthy as those who were born vaginally.

Worth knowing!

Here's the link.

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Farmers have known this for years about their calfs/cows and so have their Vets. Shame the Medicos took so long.


This was published last year in the main stream media. More links -

Interestingly the original theory was a round a few years before -

And then there were the reports that some fathers were going too far -

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There is also a lot of interesting information about the whole microbiome and health relationship issue in the fascinating book I am now reading ' GAPS The Gut and Psychology Syndrome' by dr Natasha Campbell-McBride.


I'll look out for that, thanks.


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