New Study: How do other siblings influence a child’s developing microbiome?

Having other siblings in the home has been linked to decreased risk for atopic diseases, inflammatory bowel disease and an increased risk for infectious diseases. Now a really interesting new study reveals the influence of having older siblings, particularly a closely aged older sibling, on a child’s developing airway and gut microbiome.

How do other siblings influence a child’s developing microbiome Christensen E.D. et al. Microbiome 2022 http://microbiomecourses.com

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Toni Harman

Toni Harman

I help parents and health professionals better understand the science of pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and the microbiome. https://linktr.ee/toniharman