Baby laying down with microbes in the background

Microbiota in Early Years


Written by: CDHF

Updated: November 29th, 2022

The gut microbiota is the name given to the tens of trillions of microorganisms living in our intestine. As a future mom, you’ll want what’s best for your baby. Did you know your baby’s first contact with microbes is via the placenta? As you find out what’s good for yourself, you will find ways you can help encourage your baby’s microbiota to develop healthy diversity.

Learn how it plays a role in the early life of children through our easy-to-read infographic, and video below.

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