MothersBabies Newsletter – Eat 30 for your Microbiome

MothersBabies Newsletter:Eat 30 for Your Microbiome 17/3/2022 To view the newsletter, click here. We can’t tell you enough about how important your microbiome (gut health) is to your overall health and our specific focus is on your reproductive health. A healthy gut has been scientifically proven to improve your fertility, improve your chances of a healthy […]

C-sections, Gut health, and Your Bub

C-sections, Gut health, and Your Bub Written by Clare Carrick ANutr (BHSc Nutrition and Health Promotion) Scientifically reviewed by Dr Fathalla Ali, PhD (Paediatrics) 07/03/2022 From the minute you see those two lines appear on the pregnancy test, many hours are spent discussing and planning out exactly how the birth will go…. ‘Have you got […]

Is Your Gut Healthy?

Is Your Gut Healthy? Written by Clare Carrick ANutr (BHSc Nutrition and Health Promotion) Scientifically reviewed by Dr Fathalla Ali, PhD (Paediatrics) 07/03/2022 With all the talk about ‘gut health’ everywhere you look, you might be wondering what a ‘healthy’ gut even is! How can a healthy gut be measured? Is it just the absence […]

Feeding Your Bub and Their Bugs

Feeding Your Bub and Their Bugs Written by Clare Carrick ANutr (BHSc Nutrition and Health Promotion) Scientifically reviewed by Dr Fathalla Ali, PhD (Paediatrics) 26/2/2022 You’ve got all the gear…The ‘right’ highchair, the suction-cup plate, the pastel silicon baby utensils, and those smock bibs that cover your baby’s entire outfit…because you know exactly how messy […]

MothersBabies Newsletter – Fertility Starts with The Microbiome

MothersBabies Newsletter: Fertility Starts with The Microbiome 21/2/2022 To view the newsletter, click here The microbiome controls everything in the fertility journey – from sperm health to the health of your pregnancy and all the way to the immune system of your baby. In this newsletter we share some powerful information from experts that will […]

Why We Love Bifidobacteria

Father and baby

Why We Love Bifidobacteria Written by Clare Carrick ANutr (BHSc Nutrition and Health Promotion) Scientifically reviewed by Dr Fathalla Ali, PhD (Paediatrics) 15/2/2022 Probiotic supplements are everywhere these days, and they come with some pretty hefty health claims. Are these claims too good to be true? Will any old probiotic do? Do I need to […]

MothersBabies Newsletter – Bifidobacteria and Immunity

MothersBabies Newsletter: Bifidobacteria and Immunity 14/2/2022 To view the newsletter, click here. There isn’t a magic pill that will stop us getting disease but a strong immune system is definitely a good start.  There is a growing body of evidence that suggests the immune system we develop in our early years lays the foundation for […]

MothersBabies Newsletter – All About Pre and Probiotics

MothersBabies Newsletter:All About Pre and Probiotics 14/2/2022 To view the newsletter, click here.   We know that having a good balance of healthy microbes in your gut can have significant health benefits for you and your baby, but how do you get more of the ‘good stuff?’. One way is probiotics, which are essentially good […]

Do You Need a Probiotic During Pregnancy?

Do You Need a Probiotic During Pregnancy? Written by Clare Carrick ANutr (BHSc Nutrition and Health Promotion) Scientifically reviewed by Dr Fathalla Ali, PhD (Paediatrics) 7/2/2022 What are probiotics? Probiotics contain living microorganisms that may help to repopulate or balance the gut microbiome of the host (1). An accepted definition of probiotics is ‘live microorganisms […]

Transcript from the MothersBabies Panel Discussion, Part 2

Transcript from the MothersBabies Panel Discussion, Part 2 May, 2021   The Panel Discussion, held in May 2021, was a unique combination of various experts in the field of the microbiome. They discuss factors that impact the microbiome of a newborn through to toddler age, and the evidence that suggests the microbiome is linked to […]