Various factors influence the gut microbiome development in neonates during prenatal, perinatal and postnatal periods, including maternal diet and lifestyle, mode of birth, feeding, antibiotic use and length of gestation.
The reciprocal relationship between gut microbiota and gastrointestinal tract development from in utero to postnatal life is discussed in more details.
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Reference: Chong CYL et al. Factors Affecting Gastrointestinal Microbiome Development in Neonates. Nutrients. 2018 Feb 28; 10(3)