BBL 038: How to Give Baby Healthy Gut Flora

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Microbiota has a lifelong influence on your baby’s health. What can you do to give your baby healthy gut flora – also know as “the good bacteria?” That’s what I talk about in this podcast. If you’re pregnant or TTC you’re in luck, because you can make a big difference right now. I also outline strategies for you after baby arrives!

In this episode I cover:

  • What you can do during pregnancy to improve your baby’s gut health
  • What to eat, and what you shouldn’t
  • A simple-to-make food that heals the digestive system
  • How to tell if foods really have good bacteria
  • Why pregnant women love pickles and ice cream
  • Preparing the birth canal for baby
  • How to have a calmer, happier baby
  • What dads can do to influence good gut flora in baby
  • Why super-mild soap (or maybe no soap) is your friend
  • What you wear may affect microbiota!
  • What to do right after birth to give your baby good microbiota
  • How to start solids for the best gut health


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