Vaginal delivery has a variety of advantages over a cesarean delivery for the mother and newborn. There are factors such as exposure to hormones such as oxytocin, endorphins and adrenaline that play an important role in childbirth, attachment development and general well-being of the mother and newborn.
There is another benefit of vaginal delivery, which is the baby’s exposure to the bacterial flora of the mother’s vagina these bacteria play an important role. In the ideal development of the baby’s immune system, which has been, developed for 9 months in environment free of bacteria infections. Together with the mother’s skin contact and breastfeeding, they create the foundation for a strong immune system that will protect children for life. [Read more…] about Newborn Cesarean Microbiology