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Why ‘sleeping like a baby’ isn’t always easy for our little ones

Why ‘sleeping like a baby’ isn’t always easy for our little ones

Parenting involves many adjustments, but one of the most difficult may be sleep deprivation. Below is an overview of infant sleep problems, tips, and available help. There is a lot of development in a baby's first year. They learn how to sit, crawl and stand. They start eating solid foods and learn to hold a spoon. They will eventually learn how to sleep longer, as this is also a skill that develops over time.  Babies and sleepEvery baby has its own unique temperament, which means some children settle down more easily than others, even within the same family. Their sleep...

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Life stages: The changing microbiome

Life stages: The changing microbiome

We change throughout our lives, and so does the microbiome, a living ecosystem that includes the beneficial bacteria that each of us inhabits and inhabits. The big bacterial bang Moms are giving their kids a huge gift: friendly bacteria. Babies born through the birth canal are believed to acquire a layer of lactobacilli. Then, with breastfeeding, skin-to-skin contact, and the baby's interaction with the natural environment, the development of the microbiome is further accelerated. These friendly bacteria will form part of the microbiome, interacting with the baby's developing immune and digestive systems. Life-Space Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Probiotics provides new and...

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How do diet and lifestyle influence the microbiome?

How do diet and lifestyle influence the microbiome?

Your body is home to an extraordinary ecosystem of trillions of bacteria and other microbes. This is your microbiome. It begins to form before you are born and matures around age three, but its composition fluctuates based on your lifestyle and age. Many external factors can affect the diversity of your microbiome and therefore your overall health. Diet A balanced diet rich in fiber and fresh, unprocessed foods is a great way to support a healthy microbiome. Fiber-rich foods nourish your bacterial friends and help them multiply. Modern life Our busy 21st century Western lifestyle affects our microbiome health. Stress...

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11 things you didn't know about the microbiome

11 things you didn't know about the microbiome

What are some interesting facts and figures about the microbiome that people don't know about? There are over 1000 different bacterial species living on and in the average adult. 70% of your immune system can be found in your digestive tract, where most of your bacteria resides. Our bacterial fingerprint is even more unique than our DNA. Our microbiome, in total, can weigh up to two kilograms. Some animals actively alter their microbiome. Young iguanas, for instance, eat soil or faeces to tailor their microbiome to their current diet. What is it made up of? The human microbiome consists of...

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