This week's digest of tasty snacks of knowledge has five new blog-posts.

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Snacks of knowledge

  • The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted health systems worldwide. It has also taken a heavy toll on the health and wellbeing of maternity health professionals around the world. In a global survey of 1120 neonatal healthcare providers, more than 85% of health personnel feared for their own health...
  • I love this article talking about how to grow your "gut garden" - and how it starts from birth! The article in by Jenna Templeton offers four quick and easy way to nurture your gut microbes as an adult. But I especially like the analogy of your gut as a garden to...


  • One of my favourite passions is gardening, or more specifically, to work on our allotment. This is my fourth year of being an allotment owner and I love it. It's very mindful, I love eating the food we grow ourselves and research has shown that gardening could be good for your gut...


  • Vaccines for COVID-19 are being administered to millions of people across the world. Now a new study by Gray K.J. et al. (March 25, 2021) published in American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology found the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines can be effective in producing antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2...


  • Wow. Amazing results of a new study looking at predicted hospital resource savings that could have occured if all low-risk women in Australia gave birth at home or in birth centers in 2017. Study: The study by Callander EJ et al. (Feb 12, 2021) looked at an administrative data set...


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