According to new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine a mother’s microbiome — the collection of microorganisms that naturally live inside us — during pregnancy plays a critical role in determining the risk developing autism-spectrum disorders. (Source) The mother’s microbiome shapes the developing brain in multiple ways. The microbiome is really important to the calibration of how the offspring’s immune system is going to respond to an infection or injury or stress.
At Humfeld Chiropractic and Nutrition Center, we have helped many females wanting to get pregnant and start a family. This is done with Nutrition Response Testing and we determine the female’s current state of health when we begin. We use whole food supplements from Standard Process and help the mother make dietary changes as well. If you or friend or family member are thinking of starting a family, please recommend that they call our office at 507-333-5388 to start a Nutrition Response Testing program to help rebuild the health of their gut prior to getting pregnant.