The Microbiome & Probiotics in Pregnancy & Breastfeeding – Maternity Care Professional Module

Institution: Qiara


ACM, NZ Council of Midwifery accredited (1 CPE/CPD point)

1.5-hour presentation (including Q&A) covering the latest clinical updates on the microbiome and why optimisation is so crucial in this life stage. Including a review of scientifically researched therapeutic probiotic strains specific for pregnancy & lactation.

Participants will learn about the microbiome, why it is crucial in pregnancy and breastfeeding, what causes dysbiosis and how this relates to pregnancy & breastfeeding outcomes. It includes a thorough research review of probiotic strains that are clinically effective in this life stage, and why strain specificity & mechanism of action matter. Including case studies & best practice for prescribing probiotics as a maternity care professional.

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