Human milk oligosaccharides and microbiome development: the link

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Human milk oligosaccharides (HMO’s) are prebiotic fibres found in significant amounts in human breast milk. HMOs play many important roles in infant health including supporting microbiome, gut and immune development. Paula’s presentation will provide an overview of the latest scientific understanding for the role of HMOs in term and preterm infant outcomes.


Webinar access: The webinar link will be added to this page 12 hours prior to the live webinar.


Please note a recording will be available for four weeks only following the live webinar.


About the speaker:

Dr Paula Smith-Brown is a PhD qualified Accredited Practising Dietitian with  over 10 years of clinical experience in the areas of paediatrics and food allergy and intolerance. Her PhD and postdoctoral research  explored the associations between diet, body composition and  microbiome development in infants and toddlers.




CPD/CEU hours are applicable for Australia and New Zealand dietitians. US dietitians: accreditation from CDR pending. Check your local country requirements to see if you can claim for continuing education.


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Professional Development
Duration1 hour
CPEUs Awarded1
Performance Indicators2.1.3, 4.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.4.4