The Diversity Diet for Microbiome Health

MothersBabies Newsletter:The Diversity Diet for Microbiome Health 25/07/2022 To view the newsletter, click here   Q: What’s the one gut-related thing that most healthy people have in common?  A: A rich and diverse gut microbiome!   Whilst everybody has their very own, unique gut microbiome composition, a gut microbiome with large amounts of microbes, plus […]

The Importance of Preconception Prepping

MothersBabies Newsletter:The Importance of Preconception Prepping 19/07/2022 To view the newsletter, click here For many of us, it’s the appearance of those two lines on the pregnancy test that signifies the start of some changes you’ll need to make…cutting alcohol and soft cheeses, reducing caffeine, and giving up those deli meat sandwiches for a while… But […]

Male Infertility: It Takes Two!

MothersBabies Newsletter:Male Infertility: It Takes Two! 12/07/2022 To view the newsletter, click here If you and your partner manage to get pregnant without intervention, your partner might get a pat on the shoulder and a ‘Good job, mate’. But, if you’ve been trying for while with no luck, all eyes often fall on you:“You need to […]

Engineering the Newborn Microbiome

MothersBabies Newsletter:Engineering the Microbiome 05/07/2022 To view the newsletter, click here Not everyone ends up having the type of birth that ticks all the boxes for optimising their baby’s gut microbiome development.  C-sections are essential for some, breastfeeding is not always an option, and antibiotics can help save the lives of both mum and baby. […]

Improving your gut health can change your baby’s life​

MothersBabies Newsletter: Improving your gut health can change your baby’s life 30/06/2022 To view the newsletter, click here Why is hardly anybody talking about the importance of supporting a healthy microbiome when we’re planning to start a family? Science tells us that our gut health, and the balance of microbes in our microbiome, can dramatically […]

Is Your Poo Normal?

MothersBabies Newsletter: Is Your Poo Normal? 21/06/2022 To view the newsletter, click here What’s something we all do a lot, but almost never talk about? Poo has to be up pretty high on the ‘taboo topics for conversation’ list. It’s smelly, it can come at embarrassing times (first date, anyone?), and know one really wants […]

Shaping our Gut Health through Diet

MothersBabies Newsletter: Shaping our Gut Health through Diet 13/06/2022 To view the newsletter, click here If you’ve been following along for a while now, you’ll know how important our gut health is to so many aspects of our overall health as human beings… There are certain factors that shape our gut microbiome that we have […]

The Surprising link between breastfeeding, BMI and Bacteria

MothersBabies Newsletter: The Surprising Links Between Breastfeeding, BMI and Bacteria 06/06/2022 To view the newsletter, click here Did you know that overweight or obese women are much less likely to breastfeed their children? Or that the gut microbiome of children of obese and overweight women is different to the children of women in the healthy […]

The Lingering Impact of Birth Mode

MothersBabies Newsletter: The Lingering Impact of Birth Mode 30/5/2022 To view the newsletter, click here We say it time and time again here at MothersBabies: Knowledge is power. There are so many decisions to be made as you begin to consider the prospect of having a baby, and the more you know about the impact […]

Nurture Your Microbes to Fuel Your Fertility

MothersBabies Newsletter:Nurture Your Microbes to Fuel Your Fertility 23/5/2022 To view the newsletter, click here For so many of us, having babies is something we’ve dreamed about since we were young, and imagining our future selves has always involved a family of some description. It seems crazy then, to think that more information is not […]