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.
The development of a baby’s gut microbiome and immune system and the role of beneficial bacteria, Bifidobacteria
A 2020 study of 88 African American babies during the first month of life included babies who were full term (>37 weeks) with no major genetic abnormalities.
Nutrition during pregnancy is one of the most important factors that play a significant role in the early developmental process through the regulation of epigenetic mechanisms during pregnancy and neonatal periods.
Is there a hotter topic than immunity in these Covid-19 times? As the global scientific community focuses on developing vaccines that confer immunity, we’ve become familiar with the concept of a compromised or ‘weakened’ immune systems.
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.
Eczema, also known as Atopic Dermatitis (AD) has been on the rise in industrialised countries over the last few decades, such that now 20% of babies will have Eczema by the time they reach six months.
Maternal Obesity and the Gut Microbiome Written by Dr Fathalla Ali, PHD Paediatrics 9/9/2020 Maternal obesity is the result of complex and multifactorial pathways and is associated with multiple pregnancy complications such as increased risk of miscarriage, gestational diabetes, hypertension, and preeclampsia as well as increased risk of cesarean section delivery. Maternal obesity is the […]
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 health outcome of pregnant women and their newborn child is influenced by many environmental factors. Maternal nutrition is one of the important factors that create a suitable environment for the […]
Microbiome and Microbiota – Defintion & History Written by Dr Fathalla Ali, PHD Paediatrics 9/9/2020 Advancement the in the DNA/RNA analysis and computing technologies has transformed the field of microbial community analysis. This advancement has accompanied by rapid increase in the number of researches describing the composition, structure and function of microbial communities that inhabiting […]