In this fourth episode of Midwifery Hour series five, Sue Macdonald, Festival Chair, Midwifery Consultant and Educationalist was joined by Dr Emer Gilligan, Regulatory Manager, WaterWipes and Claire Ryan, Midwife; Medical Science Liaison, WaterWipes.
In this session the panel discuss preserving and promoting the natural development of the baby’s skin microbiome and why it is important to enhance a baby’s health through infancy and into childhood.
The skin houses millions of bacteria, fungi, viruses and other microbes that together comprise the skin microbiome. During the neonatal period, infant microbiomes are highly vulnerable and susceptible to multiple influences.
Host Sue Macdonald (Festival Chair, Midwifery Consultant and Educationalist) was joined by Dr Emer Gilligan (Regulatory Manager) WaterWipes and Claire Ryan (Midwife; Medical Science Liaison) WaterWipes.
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This hour was produced by Neil Stewart Associates and filmed by Narrowcast Media Group.