Eating (Well) For Two

Eating (Well) For Two Written by Clare Carrick ANutr (BHSc) Scientifically reviewed by Dr Fathalla Ali, PHD Paediatrics 26/03/2022 When you first visit the GP after discovering those two lines on the pregnancy test, you will most likely be given a long list of what NOT to eat or drink during pregnancy…No more soft cheese, […]

Microbiome Manipulation

Microbiome Manipulation Scientifically reviewed by Dr Fathalla Ali, PhD (Paediatrics) 03/04/2022 The gut microbiome is complex and plays a major role in the development and regulation of the immune system. Maternal health, and the state of the maternal gut microbiome, before and during pregnancy is an important determinant for the development of newborn microbiome. As […]

Endometrial Microbiome and Miscarriage

Endometrial Microbiome and Miscarriage Written by Clare Carrick ANutr (BHSc Nutrition and Health Promotion) Scientifically reviewed by Dr Fathalla Ali, PhD (Paediatrics) 03/04/2022 Whilst there is plenty of buzz surrounding ‘gut health’ and the ‘gut microbiome’, a woman’s endometrial microbiome has not yet become mainstream dinner table conversation…However, with rapid advances in this area, and […]

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 […]

Transcript from the MothersBabies Panel Discussion, Part 1

Transcript from the MothersBabies Panel Discussion, Part 1 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 […]

Pregnancy Diet Gut Health and Impact on Offspring Health

Pregnancy Diet, Gut Health and Impact on Offspring Health Written by Clare Carrick BHSc (Nutrition & Health Promotion) Scientifically reviewed by Dr Fathalla Ali, PhD (Paediatrics) 11/12/2021 What women eat during pregnancy can have a significant impact on their baby’s gut microbiome and disease risk later in life. (1) Evidence suggests that this is most […]

Diet and Microbiota

The human gastrointestinal tract is the home for trillions of bacteria that are continuously shaped by different factors and amongst these factors is the particular dietary habit followed.