Week 13 2021: How to grow your gut garden, home-birth, nettles and experience of neonatal healthcare providers
This week's digest of tasty snacks of knowledge has five new blog-posts.
Here are the quick links. Summaries are further down this page.
- 85% of neonatal health professionals 'feared for their own health' due to COVID-19 https://bit.ly/3fnMGE4
- How to grow your "gut garden" from birth https://bit.ly/2QvhyIb
- Nettles can influence the gut microbiome https://bit.ly/2P2gmMi
- mRNA COVID-19 vaccine and maternal immunity https://bit.ly/3m1vFRf
- Impact on C-section rates if all low-risk women had home-births https://bit.ly/3tVqeGb
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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 askthescientists.com 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
- 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.
The study by Callander EJ et al. (Feb 12, 2021) looked at an administrative data set...
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