Pregnancy

Changes in Gut Microbiota During Pregnancy Written by Fathalla Ali, Bsc MSc, MPH and PHD student UNSW During the pregnancy period unique inflammatory and immune changes alter the maternal gut function and microbiota composition as the pregnancy advances....

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...

Factors that Affect the Microbiome During Pregnancy Written by Fathalla Ali, Bsc MSc, MPH and PHD student UNSW Pregnancy is a complex physiological process associated with simultaneous hormonal, immunologic, and metabolic changes, which must all be synchronized to...

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...