Mothers may pass good bacteria to babies through breast-feeding

08/22/2013 | HealthDay News · Nature World News

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.

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