Gut Microbes 2021 Jan-Dec;13(1):1-30
Central Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales (NSW), Australia.
Early life, including the establishment of the intestinal microbiome, represents a critical window of growth and development. Postnatal factors affecting the microbiome, including mode of delivery, feeding type, and antibiotic exposure have been widely investigated, but questions remain regarding the influence of exposures on infant gut microbiome assembly. This systematic review aimed to synthesize evidence on exposures before birth, which affect the early intestinal microbiome. Read More