Intestinal Flora / Nutrition / Feeding and Sleep

Editor(s): J-P. Langhendries, P. Sarda, A. Kahn The Nest vol. 12 , 2002
  • Importance of the Intestinal Microflora in Early Infancy

    Author(s): J-P. Langhendries

    When a baby is born via normal vaginal delivery without known infection, until now the bacterial colonization pattern of the infant’s intestine during the first weeks of life has always been thought to be stereotyped. However, some recent data highlights four formal steps which now have been described.

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