The skin microbiome contains a diverse microbial ecosystem — seeded at birth!

This is a fascinating new editorially independent supplement published by Nature on the skin microbiome.

As the article explains, the skin microbiome is a diverse complex microbial ecosystem.

Typically, a person has approximately 1,000 species of bacteria on their skin. And it takes up a large area — approx…



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Toni Harman

I help parents and health professionals better understand the science of pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and the microbiome.