Newborn Guts Need Micro-Organisms!

By Paul Rogers / NYT

By Paul Rogers / NYT

There are a gazillion (OK I exaggerage) mico-organisms that live and breathe in the human body, making sure it stays on healthy track and influencing heavily not only each unique child'd future but the future of nations and the world.

Unfortunately, high rates cesarean deliveries in the United States and less than 100 percent breast-feeding rates have impacted the gut biome of a significant number of baby’s -- a scenario that research shows has lead to long-term health issues in children and adults, including asthma, allergies, celiac disease, Type 1 diabetes and obesity. Check out thei fascinating -- and scary -- article publishing in the New York Times this month by wrtier Jane E. Brody. Definitely gives us something to think about. Not all babies can breastfeed or be arrival via the vaginal canal. But are we doing all we can to protect the precious gut biome that determines a baby's future heath? Click on the article title below to read more!

The Importance of Infants' Exposure to Micro-Organisms / by Jane E. Brody