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Study finds mother’s stress alters babies’ gut and neurodevelopment through vaginal microbiome.

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have found for the first time that stress during the first trimester of pregnancy alters the population of microbes living in a mother’s vagina. Those changes are passed on to newborns during birth and are associated with differences in their gut microbiome as well as their brain development state the team.  The study is

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