DISCOVER THE MICROBIOME

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PART TWO: Recent infant microbiome research on the infant microbiome, the development of the infant immune system and link to childhood leukaemia.

Recent infant microbiome research Part 2: The development of the infant microbiome, the development of the infant immune system and causal links to childhood leukaemia. It can be tricky keeping up with the latest research on the infant microbiome. That’s why I’ve decided to collate some...

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PART ONE: Recent infant microbiome research on home birth, prenatal exposures, mode of birth and obesity

Recent infant microbiome research Part 1: Home birth, prenatal exposures, mode of birth and obesity It can be tricky keeping up with the latest research on the infant microbiome. That’s why I’ve decided to collate some recent research and news articles into a series of blog-posts. Here is a...

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#1 FAQ Question: Group B Strep (GBS)

Whenever I give talks at conferences or Q&A’s at film screenings, the no.1 subject I am always asked about is group B Strep (GBS). I never felt 100% confident answering questions on group B Strep because it is a difficult, nuanced challenging subject. I wasn’t fully up to date with the...

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Informed Choice: Why Infant Feeding Discussions Needs To Include Human Milk Oligosaccharides

In the UK, the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have just published a new position statement making it clear that women should be fully supported in all their infant feeding choices, including formula feeding. To quote from Chief Executive Gill Walton, "The RCM believes that women should be at...

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FAQ: "Swab-seeding" for babies born by C-section

Whenever I give a talk at a conference, or during a Q&A after a film screening of Microbirth, or at a book event, or posted as a comment in the discussion about the free webinar, the same questions tend to crop up. These questions are answered in much more detail within the 9 hour course,...

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FAQ: Donor Breast Milk

Whenever I give a talk at a conference, or during a Q&A after a film screening of Microbirth, or at a book event, or posted as a comment in the discussion about the free webinar, the same questions tend to crop up. These questions are answered in much more detail within the 9 hour course,...

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Our mission

Since we first stating making our award-winning documentary MICROBIRTH 6 years ago, we've become almost evaneglical about the critical microscopic events happening during pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding. We believe that this is critical knowledge that every healthcare professional should...

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"Cheat-sheet" on the infant microbiome

What is the infant microbiome? You might have seen our film Microbirth, but do you feel fully confident when asked about the infant microbiome by parents? What about if someone asked you face-to-face, why is the infant microbiome so important? What would you say? Well, if you need it here's...

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Webinar Approved for Free CERP and FREE CPD HOUR CE credits

Exciting news! We heard today that our free 60 min webinar “Understanding The Infant Microbiome” has just been accredited for 1 L-CERP (Lactation) by IBLCE - CERPs Registry Number #317077K This means that all Lactation Consultants can enrol in the webinar and claim their free 1 L-CERP...

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Microbirth School - Our Blue Sky Thinking

Recently I have been thinking about what changes I would like to see within the "birth and breastfeeding" world to incorporate the latest evidence-based research about the infant microbiome. To illustrate my thoughts, I've created a short 1 minute animation (see video above). This is my...

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