Healthy Pregnancy, Research

The Uterus – a sterile or non-sterile environment?

Here’s an interesting article in Nature about the increasing evidence that the microbiome begins during gestation.

As a side note, remember the question of whether the uterus is sterile and whether the contents of the amniotic sac are sterile are actually two different questions.  The amniotic sac develops from the fertilized egg, not the uterus.

Jennifer (Author)