MothersBabies Newsletter:
The One Thing you may need more of, for a healthy gut


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What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the word ‘fibre’? Metamucil? Keeping ‘regular’ 💩? Chocolate coated digestive biccies?

Chances are, your thoughts go to something to do with your toilet trips… After all, that’s all that fibre is good for…right??


Fibre offers us humans a lot more than just a guaranteed daily poop! There’s weight management benefits, plus diabetes, cancer, and intestinal disease risk reduction…

Plus…just in case you’re into ‘healthifying’ your gut as much as we are here at MothersBabies, fibre is also the numero uno most favourite food of our gut bugs, offering multiple benefits for your gut microbiome.

In this newsletter you can:

  • Read an article by nutritionist Clare Carrick, where she talks all things fibre, including how much we really need to have good gut health.
  • Read a scientific review by Dr Fathalla Ali, where he outlines a fascinating study that investigated the relationship between the types of foods consumed when introducing solids, and the impact these choices had on gut microbiota development in early life.
  • Watch Dr Steven Leach outline the first two years of microbiome development in this short video.

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Disclaimer: The information in this newsletter is provided for general educational purposes only.

Statements or opinions expressed in the newsletter should not be taken as fact, but as opinion on the current state of evidence based science. The content is not (and should not be taken to be) medical advice or an endorsement, or recommendation, of any specific product or treatment.

If you require medical attention please seek professional advice from an appropriately experienced health practitioner. 

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