Birth

Is Probiotic Supplementation During Pregnancy Important for Labour? Written by Fathalla Ali, Bsc MSc, MPH and PHD student UNSW Adaptation of the maternal immune system to the developmental change during pregnancy is an important factor for a successful...

Maternal Obesity and the Gut Microbiome Written by Fathalla Ali, Bsc MSc, MPH and PHD student UNSW Maternal obesity is the result of complex and multifactorial pathways and is associated with multiple pregnancy complications such as increased risk...

The Vaginal Microbiome and Preterm Birth Written by Fathalla Ali, Bsc MSc, MPH and PHD student UNSW Preterm birth is defined as “babies born alive before 37 weeks of pregnancy completed”. Every year, about 15 million babies are...