Category Archives: Pregnancy

‘Good bacteria’ during pregnancy may ward off eczema: study

By Genevra Pittman,¬†Reuters, 25 October 2012 (Reuters) – Babies were less likely to get the itchy skin rash eczema when their mothers took probiotics during pregnancy and while breastfeeding, according to a study from Finland. Researchers said it’s possible that probiotics – which are thought to help balance bacteria populations in the gut and prevent […]