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Home Birth May Start Babies Off With Health-Promoting Microbes

By Joan Combellick, Yale University

For all of human history, babies have been born where their mothers lived – whether in a house, hut or cave. Only in the last century has birth moved out of the home and into the hospital. How has that changed the types of microbes that live in and on our bodies – collectively known as the microbiome – which we know are vital to human health?...

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