The Infant Gut Microbiome and Probiotics that Work
The Infant Gut Microbiome and Probiotics that Work
The gut microbiome is more malleable in the first two years after birth, allowing probiotics to make their mark. Can we exploit this to improve infants’ health?
The Infant Gut Microbiome and Probiotics that Work
The Infant Gut Microbiome and Probiotics that Work

The gut microbiome is more malleable in the first two years after birth, allowing probiotics to make their mark. Can we exploit this to improve infants’ health?

The gut microbiome is more malleable in the first two years after birth, allowing probiotics to make their mark. Can we exploit this to improve infants’ health?

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Infographic: The Changing Infant Gut Microbiome
Infographic: The Changing Infant Gut Microbiome
Jennifer T. Smilowitz, Diana Hazard Taft | Jun 1, 2020
The microbial makeup of a newborn baby’s intestines has changed dramatically over the past 100 years, and we are now beginning to understand how and why this matters.