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Gut Microbiome is important during pregnancy – Dec 2014

How to Build a Healthy Microbiome, Before, During, and After Birth Kelly Brogan, MD, Mercola

With 3 minute video

  • Adding to a long list of “oops!” in the history of medicine, it was long-held that the womb was a sterile environment.
  • Home birthing 99 % in 1920 ==> 99% in hospital by 1950
  • Breast milk contains immune factors, bacteria, and over 200 unique oligosaccharides, designed to nourish gut bacteria (not in formula)
  • (Note: early breast milk (colostrum) contains 3X as much vitamin D as true breast milk)

Her webpage Kellybroganmd.com
Includes Speculation of association between autism and use of birth control pill

See also VitaminDWiki

Studies in both categories of Antibiotics and Pregnancy are listed here: