Probiotics in Pregnancy May Prevent Baby’s Eczema

Guest BloggerClinical Corner, Microbiome Environment

Eczema in infants is painful to see and even worse for them. Soaring in numbers, this allergic skin disease is caused by genetic defects and foreign substances, often food. But surprisingly, it’s not only the diet of the baby which figures. Probiotics in the mother’s diet before birth may prevent some cases. A new large meta-analysis conducted at the Imperial … Read More

Safety of Probiotics in Pregnancy*

IPA AdminUncategorized

Pregnant women expect big changes. No more alcohol, tobacco or other harmful substances; healthy meals and exercise are a given. When it comes to supplements however, recommendations and usage are not so clear cut. Sure, most women will choke down the horse tablet called a prenatal vitamin but with probiotics, most decline, for reasons that most likely amount more to confusion … Read More