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Vaginal seeding is a relatively new practice and involves swabbing the mother’s vagina prior to C-section (caesarean) and transferring the swab to the new-born baby’s mouth, eyes and skin right after birth, in an attempt to stimulate a microbiome rich in mother’s vaginal microbes.

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New perspectives on C-section and microbiota in newborns

New perspectives on C-section and microbiota in newborns

Vaginal seeding may be risky say experts

Vaginal seeding may be risky say experts