TABLE 2 

Characteristics of infants who reach a month 6-like microbiota earlier or later

Point at which infants reached “month 6-like” microbiotaTendency of:
Enterobacteriaceae levelsStreptococcus levelsBifidobacterium levelsCollinsella levelsDelivery modeGestation durationSkinfold thickness at 18 mo
LaterHigherHigherCaesarian sectionShorterThinner
EarlierHigherHigherVaginalLongerTypical