Growth & Development

Early life events, including nutrition, play a powerful role in programming a person’s development, metabolism and health for the future. This section covers all aspects of the importance of maternal nutrition in the first 1000 days including, nutrition in pregnancy, epigenetics, metabolic programming, breastfeeding, growth &cognitive development and a lot more

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Milk, Mucosal Immunity and the Microbiome: Impact on the Neonate

Lactation and the process of breastfeeding has been integral to the survival and long-term well-being of neonates and…

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THE ROLE OF THE MATERNAL MICROBIOME IN GUT DEVELOPMENT

The first 1000 days of an infant's life, from conception to the age of two, are a critical period for growth and…

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ROLE OF DIET IN SHAPING THE INFANT MICROBIOME

This topic could explore the impact of different types of infant feeding, such as breastfeeding, formula feeding, and…

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EARLY NUTRITION AND HEALTH: SHORT- & LONG- TERM OUTCOMES

Undernutrition impairs physical growth and cognitive development, after the age of 2 years damage is usually…

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EARLY NUTRITION AND HEALTH: SHORT- AND LONG-TERM RESULTS

The effects of malnutrition have intergenerational negative consequences and a nation with malnourished children has a…

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Early Nutrition and Health – Short and Long-term Consequences

Nutrition has a central influence on growth, especially during the first 1000 days of life. Early nutrition intervention…

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The Importance of Early Nutrition – a Practical Approach

Exclusive breastfeeding is the safest and healthiest option for children everywhere, guaranteeing infants a food source…

Appropriate Complementary Feeding for Optimal Growth and Immunity
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Appropriate Complementary Feeding for Optimal Growth and Immunity

Health care practitioners have a key role to play in educating mothers on appropriate nutrition for their babies as a…

2020 Essential Newborn Care Training
2020 Essential Newborn Care Training