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The Infant Microbiome: 90 Mins Online Course For Healthcare Professionals

Learn the essentials of the infant microbiome in pregnancy, birth & breastfeeding from 11 world-leading professors. 90 mins. Not accredited for CEU's or CERPs.

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Course Created by Filmmakers & Authors

Toni Harman and Alex Wakeford

Toni Harman and Alex Wakeford

Books: Your Baby's Microbiome and The Microbiome Effect

Films: Microbirth, Freedom for Birth and Doula!

Course Contents: 90 Mins Total

The course content is divided into 2 sections:

  • Presentation 1 x 45 mins
  • 10 x Short videos - Total duration: 45 mins
  1. Introduction to the microbiome
  2. What is the microbiome?
  3. Microbiome and pregnancy
  4. How a mother's microbiome changes during pregnancy
  5. The microbiome and vaginal birth
  6. The microbiome and the developing immune system
  7. The benefits of skin-to-skin
  8. The microbiome and breast milk
  9. The impact of formula feeding on infant health
  10. The microbiome and C-section

Course Benefits

  • Lifetime access - no rush to complete the course
  • 24/7 online access - accross all computer and mobile devices
  • Downloadable scientific references
  • Downloadable session study guides
  • Printable instruction and list of contents
  • Printable certificate of completion

Group Discounts & Institutional Use

Discounts for groups?

  • Yes, of course! The more the merrier.
  • Everyone in the group will receive their own login and password to the course.
  • Everyone in the group can complete the course at their own pace and will have lifetime access.
  • Everyone in the group will be able to download all the handouts, the Certificate of Completion and receive the Continuing Education credits.

For a personalised group discount quote, please get in touch with the course creators via the Contact Us link below.

Institutional use?

If you would like the course materials for institutional use (large organisations, schools, colleges & universities) please use the Contact Us link below for a personalised institutional-use quote.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please get in touch using this link - messages drop straight into our inbox. We'll do our best to respond within 48 hours.

Want to watch Microbirth?

If you want to see where it all started and watch our multiple award-winning film, then click here to watch it now!

Watch Microbirth the film


Your Instructor


Toni Harman
Toni Harman

Toni Harman is the co-producer/director of the of the multi award-winning documentary MICROBIRTH and co-author of the books, THE MICROBIOME EFFECT (UK & World) & YOUR BABY'S MICROBIOME (US/Canada). Toni is the creator and course leader of MICROBIRTH ONLINE COURSE.

Toni has been featured as a guest on BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC World Service and also she has appeared as a guest on numerous podcasts. Her work has been featured in The Observer, The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail. Toni has written blog-post articles for Scientific American and the Huffington Post. Toni has also been keynote speaker at several international scientific, midwifery and breastfeeding conferences.

You can contact Toni Harman via the contact form HERE.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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