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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Pregnancy Diet, Gut Health and Impact on Offspring Health Written by Clare Carrick BHSc (Nutrition & Health Promotion) Scientifically reviewed by Dr Fathalla Ali, PhD
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.
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Nutritional recommendations for the perinatal period and influence on infant gut microbiota development
Nutritional Recommendations for the Perinatal Period and Influence on Infant Gut Microbiota Development Written by Dr Fathalla Ali, PHD Paediatrics 9/9/2020 Purpose of the reviewed
The Effect of Adherence to a Mediterranean Diet in Early Pregnancy on Maternal and Fetus Health Written by Dr Fathalla Ali, PHD Paediatrics 9/9/2020 The
The First Glimpse of the Endometrial Microbiota in Early Pregnancy Written by Dr Fathalla Ali, PHD Paediatrics 9/9/2020 A research team from the Universitat de
The Importance of the First 1000 Days of Life on Microbiota Development Written by Dr Fathalla Ali, PHD Paediatrics 9/9/2020 Scientific evidence confirms that the
The Associations of Maternal Pre-Pregnancy Body Mass Index with Pregnancy and Infant Gut Microbiome (Michigan Study) Written by Dr Fathalla Ali, PHD Paediatrics 9/9/2020 This
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.