Nutr Rev 2021 Apr 9. Epub 2021 Apr 9.
Affiliation: L. Princisval, A.C. Coimbra, L. Crovesy, A.L. Ferreira, and G. Kac are with the Department of Social and Applied Nutrition, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Josué de Castro Nutrition Institute, Rio de Janeiro, RJ Brazil. B.L. Williams is with the Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, Center for Infection and Immunity, New York, NY, USA. F. Rebelo is with the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, National Institute of Women, Children and Adolescents Health Fernandes Figueira, Clinical Research Unit, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil.
Context: Cesarean section (CS), breastfeeding, and geographic location can influence the infant microbiota.
Objective: In this systematic review, evidence of the association between mode of delivery and infant gut microbiota up to 6 months of age was evaluated, as was the role of breastfeeding in this association, according to PRISMA guidelines.
Data Source: The Pubmed, Web of Science, Scopus, Embase, Medical Database, and Open Grey databases were searched. Read More