Baby's Grasp

MaxiMoM

Maximizing Mothers' Milk for Preterm Infants

 

300,000

babies in Canada are born preterm every year

We aim to improve the health of infants born preterm

through nutrition 

 

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LATEST RESEARCH PUBLICATION

Our newest research shows that mothers of preterm babies have individual breastmilk microbiomes, and that even short courses of antibiotics have prolonged effects on the diversity and abundance of microbes in their milk. 

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NEW BLOG POST

Our newest blog post explores the human milk microbiota which may play a vital role in the healthy development of the infant gastrointestinal tract and may be associated with short- and long-term health outcomes. 

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SickKids Research Institute

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning

686 Bay Street

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

M5G 0A4

Department of Nutritional Sciences

University of Toronto

1 King's College Circle

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

M5S 1A8

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