Strains of good bacteria, including Bifidobacterium breve and several types of Clostridium bacteria, were found in breast milk and in feces of mothers and their babies, a Swiss study showed. The findings, published in the journal Environmental Microbiology, suggest that "bacteria can actually travel from the mother's gut to her breast milk," study author Christophe Lacroix said.
Mothers may pass good bacteria to babies through breast-feeding
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