Engineering the Newborn Microbiome

MothersBabies Newsletter:Engineering the Microbiome 05/07/2022 To view the newsletter, click here Not everyone ends up having the type of birth that ticks all the boxes for optimising their baby’s gut microbiome development.  C-sections are essential for some, breastfeeding is not always an option, and antibiotics can help save the lives of both mum and baby. […]

Engineering the Newborn Microbiome

Engineering the Newborn Microbiome Written by Clare Carrick ANutr BHSc (Nutrition and Health Promotion) Scientifically reviewed by Dr Fathalla Ali, PHD Paediatrics 30/06/2022 Your newborn’s gut microbiome helps shape their immune system, determining their overall health through toddler-dom, the teen years, and into adulthood (1). C-section deliveries, antibiotics during pregnancy and birth, formula feeding, and […]

Improving your gut health can change your baby’s life​

MothersBabies Newsletter: Improving your gut health can change your baby’s life 30/06/2022 To view the newsletter, click here Why is hardly anybody talking about the importance of supporting a healthy microbiome when we’re planning to start a family? Science tells us that our gut health, and the balance of microbes in our microbiome, can dramatically […]

Improving Your Gut Health Can Change Your Baby’s Life

Improving Your Gut Health Can Change Your Baby’s Life Written by Clare Carrick ANutr BHSc (Nutrition and Health Promotion) Scientifically reviewed by Dr Fathalla Ali, PHD Paediatrics 23/06/2022 What does ‘planning a pregnancy’ mean to you? Throwing the Pill in the bin? Downloading an ovulation app? Making sure your partner is not interstate mid-cycle? Checking […]

The Lingering Impact of Birth Mode

The Lingering Impact of Birth Mode Written by Clare Carrick ANutr (BHSc) Scientifically reviewed by Dr Fathalla Ali, PHD Paediatrics 26/05/2022 No woman should ever feel any guilt or judgment surrounding the way her baby was born. Every birth is an act of heroism in its own special way. Comparisons between C-sections and ‘natural births’ […]

The Gut Chronicles: the story behind your bub’s microbiome

MothersBabies Newsletter:The Gut Chronicles: the story behind your bub’s microbiome 10/5/2022 To view the newsletter, click here The learning curve when we become parents is steep…super steep. Breastfeeding techniques, ideal nap times, safest car seats, how to hold them when you bathe them…To ‘dummy’, or not to ‘dummy’? Should we co-sleep? Is sleep training the […]

Gut Chronicles: The Story Behind Your Bub’s Gut Microbiome

Gut Chronicles: The Story Behind Your Bub’s Gut Microbiome Written by Clare Carrick ANutr (BHSc) Scientifically reviewed by Dr Fathalla Ali, PHD Paediatrics 01/05/2022 The learning curve when we become parents is steep…super steep. Breastfeeding techniques, ideal nap times, safest car seats, how to hold them when you bathe them…To ‘dummy’, or not to ‘dummy’? […]