The Midwives' Cauldron

An interview with Toni Harman

February 27, 2021 Katie James and Dr Rachel Reed Season 2 Episode 4
The Midwives' Cauldron
An interview with Toni Harman
Show Notes

Toni Harman is the incredible film maker of the multi-award winning documentaries Microbirth, Doula and Freedom for birth, as well as the producer of the microbiome online courses. In this episode, we explore the science of ‘seeding and feeding’ a baby’s microbiome during pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding and the critical role of mothers’ microbes for optimal training of the infant immune system and lifelong health. Along with discussing the differences between vaginal and caesarean birth, those amazing human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), we also get down and dirty in the mud, Katie has now decided she needs a cow for a house pet, and we even talk about cave beer and pickling all in the name of healthy pregnancy, birth and for ongoing lifelong health for our babies, children and own bodies. 

LINKS:
Microbiome Courses website: http://microbiomecourses.com

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Megan Azad: Perinatal antibiotic exposure of neonates in Canada and associated risk factors: a population-based study https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.3109/14767058.2014.947578

Ewe Ewald: Proceedure in the NICU, University Hospital Sweden - Skin to skin contact https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=VVwbVJpfgAc 

Lambic beer: https://www.thrillist.com/eat/nation/what-is-lambic-beer-the-fermented-sour-belgian-beer-you-need-to-try 

 

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