Hit 30 Plants a Week For the Win

Hit 30 Plants a Week For the Win Written by Clare Carrick ANutr BHSc (Nutrition and Health Promotion) Scientifically reviewed by Dr Fathalla Ali, PHD Paediatrics 17/07/2022 ‘Gut healing’… ‘Gut-friendly’…. ‘Gut Love’…   A quick scan of our supermarket shelves shows that even our Big Food companies have cottoned on to just how important our […]

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 […]

Shaping our Gut Health through Diet

MothersBabies Newsletter: Shaping our Gut Health through Diet 13/06/2022 To view the newsletter, click here If you’ve been following along for a while now, you’ll know how important our gut health is to so many aspects of our overall health as human beings… There are certain factors that shape our gut microbiome that we have […]

The Surprising link between breastfeeding, BMI and Bacteria

MothersBabies Newsletter: The Surprising Links Between Breastfeeding, BMI and Bacteria 06/06/2022 To view the newsletter, click here Did you know that overweight or obese women are much less likely to breastfeed their children? Or that the gut microbiome of children of obese and overweight women is different to the children of women in the healthy […]

The Lingering Impact of Birth Mode

MothersBabies Newsletter: The Lingering Impact of Birth Mode 30/5/2022 To view the newsletter, click here We say it time and time again here at MothersBabies: Knowledge is power. There are so many decisions to be made as you begin to consider the prospect of having a baby, and the more you know about the impact […]

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 […]

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 […]

Eating (Well) For Two

Eating (Well) For Two Written by Clare Carrick ANutr (BHSc) Scientifically reviewed by Dr Fathalla Ali, PHD Paediatrics 26/03/2022 When you first visit the GP after discovering those two lines on the pregnancy test, you will most likely be given a long list of what NOT to eat or drink during pregnancy…No more soft cheese, […]