British Journal of Nutrition

Invited Commentary

Gut microbiota and pregnancy, a matter of inner life

Patrice D. Cania1

a1 Louvain Drug Research Institute, Metabolism and Nutrition Research Group, Unit of Pharmacokinetics Metabolism Nutrition and Toxicology, Université Catholique de Louvain, Avenue E. Mounier 73/69, B-1200 Brussels, Belgium, fax 32 2 764 73 59, email

More than a century ago, two Nobel Prizes in Physiology and Medicine were awarded to scientists who established the link between microbes and human health.

(Online publication December 15 2008)