Antibiotic Use in Final Stages of Pregnancy Increases IBD Risk in Offspring of Mice

Antibiotic Use in Final Stages of Pregnancy Increases IBD Risk in Offspring of Mice
Researchers at the University of Chicago Medicine found that mice genetically susceptible to developing inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and treated with antibiotics during the final stages of pregnancy and early post-birth period had an increased risk of their offspring developing IBD. The study, “Peripartum Exposure to Antibiotics Promotes Persistent Gut Dysbiosis, Immune Imbalance, and Colitis

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