Nurture Your Microbes to Fuel Your Fertility

MothersBabies Newsletter:Nurture Your Microbes to Fuel Your Fertility 23/5/2022 To view the newsletter, click here For so many of us, having babies is something we’ve dreamed about since we were young, and imagining our future selves has always involved a family of some description. It seems crazy then, to think that more information is not […]

Nurture Your Microbes to Fuel Your Fertility

Nurture Your Microbes to Fuel Your Fertility Written by Clare Carrick ANutr (BHSc) Scientifically reviewed by Dr Fathalla Ali, PHD Paediatrics 18/05/2022 We never think it will happen to us. We spend our 20s being paranoid about periods that show up one day late or sore boobs that threaten an unplanned pregnancy…We’re absolutely certain that […]

You are what you eat… and so are your babies

MothersBabies Newsletter:You are what you eat… and so are your babies 10/5/2022 To view the newsletter, click here When you’re pregnant, it may feel like countless advice is being thrown at you from all angles: ‘make sure you sleep’, ‘this is the best pram’ etc. But by far, one of the most common pieces of advice doled out is […]

You Are What You Eat…and So Are Your Babies

You Are What You Eat…and So Are Your Babies Written by Clare Carrick ANutr (BHSc) Scientifically reviewed by Dr Fathalla Ali, PHD Paediatrics 12/05/2022 “Give her an extra slice of cake. She’s eating for two!” “I wish I was pregnant so I could eat anything I wanted with no judgement!” “Eat everything now, girl! You’ll […]

Breastfeeding diet: does it matter?

MothersBabies Newsletter:Breastfeeding Diet: does it really matter? 3/5/2022 To view the newsletter, click here   When a baby is born, a shift in focus moves from the pregnant woman to her baby. New mums often find themselves prioritising the health and happiness of their newborn baby above their own. While this is completely understandable with […]

Breastfeeding Diet – Does It Matter?

Breastfeeding Diet – Does It Matter? Written by Clare Carrick ANutr (BHSc) Scientifically reviewed by Dr Fathalla Ali, PHD Paediatrics 26/04/2022 When a woman announces that she’s pregnant, all eyes are on her. She suddenly gets showered with attention and there seems to be people all around her catering to her cravings, offering back rubs […]

Mother’s Milk: How Breastfeeding affects the microbiome

MothersBabies Newsletter:Mother’s Milk: How Breastfeeding Affects the Microbiome 18/4/2022 To view the newsletter, click here  Breastfeeding provides your baby with more than just ‘energy’ – it also contains a whole host of nutrients, bioactive compounds, and immune-supporting compounds. There’s a good reason so many people call breastmilk ‘liquid gold’!The benefits of breastfeeding on your baby’s […]

Liquid Gold: Breastfeeding & the Gut

Liquid Gold: Breastfeeding & the Gut Written by Clare Carrick ANutr (BHSc) Scientifically reviewed by Dr Fathalla Ali, PHD Paediatrics 21/04/2022 Breastfeeding is hard. Not enough people talk about how hard it can be.    Sure, some people seem to be able to whip out a boob, stick it in their baby’s mouth and be […]

MothersBabies Newsletter – Feeding Your Microbiome

MothersBabies Newsletter:Feeding Your Microbiome Written by Clare Carrick ANutr (BHSc) 18/4/2022 To view the newsletter, click here   Google ‘What’s the best diet for gut health? and you’ll be bombarded with foods to avoid, supplements to add to your shopping list, keto meal plans to follow, and ‘detox’ programs you should sign up for.With all […]

Which Diet Does Science Say Is Best For Gut Health?

Which Diet Does Science Say Is Best For Gut Health? Written by Clare Carrick ANutr (BHSc) Scientifically reviewed by Dr Fathalla Ali, PHD Paediatrics 20/03/2022 Google ‘What’s the best diet for gut health?’ and you will be bombarded with foods you should avoid, supplements you should take, keto meal plans to follow, and ‘detox’ programs […]