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A must-watch for every Parent & Parent-To-Be

The below videos are from a round table discussion held recently where experts in the field share important information about gut health and microbiome science.

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PART 1

Learn about the microbiome and the important impact it has on the health of your baby.

(September 2021)

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part 2

As the round table continues, we hear about what you can do to make the biggest impact.

(September 2021)

Meet our expert panel

Leaders in gut health and microbiome science and ambassadors for MothersBabies

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Dr Daniella Susic

Obstetrician, Gynaecologist
& Microbiome Researcher
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Leah Hechtman

Clinician, Researcher,
Author & Educator
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Kristy McSweeny

Principle, PR Counsel &
Sky News commentator
Dr Steven Leach

Dr Steven Leach

Paediatric Immunologist
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Mathew Evans

Gourmet Farmer, Chef &
Author
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Brittany Darling

Accredited Nutritionist & Herbalist

Watch individual interviews with the experts

Dr Dani Susic – Obstetrician, Gynaecologist & Microbiome Researcher

In this interview, Dr Susic talks about research in the microbiome field and what women can do to optimise the microbiome of their baby.

 

Dr Steven Leach – Paediatric Immunobiologist

Steven discusses how a newborn baby’s microbiome ‘teaches’ it’s immune system for lifetime protection against inflammation and disease. He also talks about the importance of things like breastfeeding to support your baby’s microbiome.

 

Leah Hechtman – Naturopath & Natural Fertility Expert

Leah speaks about what couples can do to optimise their microbiomes for fertility and baby health.

 

Matthew Evans – Farmer, Broadcaster & Food Commentator

Watch to hear Matthew speak about the importance of soil and bringing things back to basics to optimise your microbiome.

 

Brittany Darling – Nutritionist, Herbalist & Fertility Consultant

In this interview Brittany talks about the importance of diet and nutrition on the microbiome and what advice she gives her clients wanting to improve fertility.

 

The greatest gift you can give to your baby is an immune system that can fight disease. To find out more, read the research articles from the experts

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Read the Research

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The introduction to solid foods and gut microbiota stability

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Diet and Microbiota

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High Fat Diet, Obesity and Microbiota

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At MothersBabies, we commission and fund research and studies into the exciting new frontier of health and medicine – the gut microbiome.

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