C-section Babies “more vulnerable”

Dr Noah Fierer, one of the study leaders from the University of Colorado at Boulder, US, said: “In a sense the skin of newborn infants is like freshly tilled soil that is awaiting seeds for planting – in this case, bacterial communities. The microbial communities that cluster on newborns essentially act as their first inoculation.”

http://uk.news.yahoo.com/21/20100621/thl-c-section-babies-more-vulnerable-d831572.html

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