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Scientists found that while vaginally born babies got most of their gut bacteria – microbiome – from their mother, babies born via caesarean did not.
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Trust Me, I’m A Doctor presenter and New BBC Focus columnist Michael Mosley investigates the microbiome and the many roles these Old Friends play in our body.