Your Microbiome has a very important role to play during Pregnancy
Research suggests that managing your microbiome during pregnancy can impact both the course of your pregnancy and the microbiome of your baby.
Speak with your obstetrician, midwife and other healthcare providers about to best to manage your microbiome during pregnancy and watch this short video for some tips based on what the research says.
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We are what we eat – what is the best diet for gut microbiome health and the function of our immune system?
In the last few decades diets have come in and out of fashion and different people propose different diets for different perceived real or unclear health benefits. But what does the science say?
Current evidence based research indicates that what we eat during pregnancy has a significant impact on the early development of the baby during pregnancy and the first 1000 days of life.
It’s not just eye colour that gets passed onto your child, or blonde hair, genetic quirk or any other trait we ordinarily associate with heredity.
Read the Research
Due to the intimate contact between mother and newborn baby during birth, the mother has been found to be the most influential factor for seeding the gut microbiota of her newborn baby.
Is Probiotic Supplementation During Pregnancy Important for Labour? Written by Dr Fathalla Ali, PHD Paediatrics 9/9/2020 Adaptation of the maternal immune system to the developmental
Factors that Affect the Microbiome During Pregnancy Written by Dr Fathalla Ali, PHD Paediatrics 9/9/2020 Pregnancy is a complex physiological process associated with simultaneous hormonal,
Watch our videos
Information about Information about the microbiome and its role during pregnancy. For the full expert interviews, head to 'meet the experts' in 'the science' menu at the top of this page.
pregnancy with brittany
Brittany reveals a key concern of her clients during pregnancy.
pregnancy with dr dani susic
Dr Susic talks about the MUMS Study she is working on and initial results relating to the microbiome during pregnancy.
pregnancy with dr steven leach
Dr Leach explains ‘dysbiosis’ or an unbalanced microbiome.