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November, 27, 2014
Antibiotics During Pregnancy: The lower intestinal microbiota (mixture of microorganisms) is proving to have a major impact on human health, even affecting obesity risk. New research indicates that when a woman takes antibiotic drugs during the second or third trimesters of pregnancy, it may affect the microbiota of her infant in ways that significantly increase the risk of developing obesity later in life.

Consumer Related Article:
Taking antibiotics during pregnancy increases risk for child becoming obese

Research Related Article:
Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Nov 11. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.180. [Epub ahead of print]

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