The relative abundance of only some taxa (e.g., Bifidobacteriaceae) were specifically associated with progesterone.
Birth weight (BW) at delivery is an important developmental milestone indicative of prenatal conditions and portends of the postnatal growth trajectory that will occur during infancy and childhood.
The developing immune system is an adaptive system, primed by antigens, responsive to infectious pathogens, and can be affected by other aspects of the early rearing environment, including deviations from the normal provision of parental care. We investigated whether early rearing in an institutional setting, even when followed by years living in supportive and well-resourced families, would be associated with a persistent shift in T cell profiles.
Hormones present in hair provide summative information about endocrine activity while the hair was growing. Therefore, it can be collected from an infant after birth and still provide retrospective information about hormone exposure during prenatal development.
Title: Metabolomic analysis of CSF indicates brain metabolic impairment precedes hematological indices of anemia in the iron-deficient infant monkey. Legend: NMR spectra with typical metabolite peaks in the cerebrospinal fluid of one iron-sufficient (IS) and …
At least one in 13 pregnant women suffers from mental health problems…
Stressful experiences in early childhood can have long-lasting impacts on kids’ health that persist well beyond the resolution of the situation.