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Letters “Vaginal seeding” after caesarean section

Study provides evidence that “vaginal seeding” of infants born by caesarean partially restores microbiota

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: (Published 31 March 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i1737
  1. Amali Lokugamage, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist
  1. Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Whittington Hospital, London N19 5NF, UK
  1. a.lokugamage{at}

Cunnington and colleagues’ article covers important points that I raise when teaching medical students.1 However, a recent …

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