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Baby’s mouth might hold sway over breast-milk microbiome

Breast pump and milk bottle

A nursing mother can use a breast pump to stash milk for occasions when she and her infant are apart, but this affects the milk’s microbial mix. Credit: Getty

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Nature 566, 299 (2019)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-019-00568-1

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