6 Dates a Day for Natural Birth Preparation If you are nearing the end of your pregnancy, it's time to think about 6 dates a day. No, not dates of the Tinder variety! But you can now enjoy eating the lovely, super sweet dried fruit as a natural birth prep option. A client asked me about eating dried dates to prepare for Read More >
Discover the latest research in the field as well as significant studies from the past. This section will ultimately be a vast resource for you to find out the incredible research that is being conducted all the time all around the globe.
Follow-on formula or follow-up milk is often given to infants in place of breastmilk when they're weaning onto a diet of solids. In our community of mums, we see a lot of confusion around whether this is necessary. Follow-on formula is any formula other than a newborn formulation. We thought we'd pass on this Read More >
Perinatal exposure of rats to Bisphenol A affects the fertility of male offspring. Source: Life Sci. 2009 Nov 18;85(21-22):742-52. Epub 2009 Oct 21. The exposure to endocrine disruptor (ED) induces functional and behavioral abnormalities associated with reproduction. Humans are ubiquitously exposed to Bisphenol A (BPA), Read More >
Recurrent Miscarriage and the Gluten-Free Diet This study examined the relationship between recurrent miscarriage and the gluten-free diet. Could the presence of gluten in the diet contribute to the risk of miscarriage? The results suggest that women having recurrent miscarriages or intrauterine growth retardation Read More >
Antioxidant Supplementation Improves DNA Fragmentation in Men What's the relationship between antioxidants and sperm? Sperm DNA fragmentation (a common male infertility factor which can be tested for), is known to compromise male fertility. This study was conducted to find out if the pathologically increased incidence Read More >
Intellectual Potential of Iodine-Deficient Children What are the potential effects of iodine deficiency in kids? Children with severe iodine deficiency are known have reduced IQ levels. However, there is little information on the cognitive effects of mild iodine deficiency in kids. 184 mildly iodine deficient New Read More >
Probiotics More Effective Than Antibiotics in Treatment of Mastitis In this important mastitis research, probiotics were investigated as a possible treatment for this painful condition. Many new mothers are affected by mastitis (a common condition in which breast tissue becomes inflamed) that can threaten their capacity Read More >