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The vaginal microbiota as a predictor of the risk of premature delivery

The bacterial composition of the vaginal microbiota could be correlated to the risk of premature delivery. In this respect, women of African descent seem to be more at risk. The search for specific biomarkers could allow us to better anticipate and prevent such incidents.   With around 15...
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Peripartum prophylactic antibiotic therapy decreases bifidobacterium levels in breast milk

Peripartum preventive antibiotic therapy changes the bacterial composition of breast milk. Levels of Bifidobacterium, bacteria that are beneficial to the development of newborns, are significantly reduced in the days following delivery.   Prophylactic antibiotic therapy is necessary to re...
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Childhood immune system: the benefits of vaginal delivery

Vaginal delivery promotes the transmission of maternal microbiota, whose composition is involved in the development of newborns’ immune system, especially through the lipopolysaccharide biosynthesis pathway.   19.1% of deliveries worldwide are performed by C-section. This number rises to ...
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