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Qiara is a family of breastmilk isolated probiotics for pregnancy, breastfeeding, infant, kid and adult. Supporting lifelong gut health with our awarded brand, most highly rated “Vitamin and Supplement” for Mum at @TellmebabyAU 2020 and 2021. Evidence-based for 7 health outcomes including : reducing mild mastitis, restore gut flora after antibiotic recovery, restoring good bacteria after csection, supporting immunity, improve good bacteria growth and supporting gastrointestinal health. Read over 2000 brand reviews and probiotic insights @Qiaraprobiotics : Buy online www.qiara.com.au


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Qiara Infant reviews - now also in Drops!.

03 April 2022 by TellMeBaby

Game changer for infants! "Honestly can't say enough good things about this probiotic. It was a game changer for us. I had a c-section then my little one needed antibiotics at 4 weeks old as well and nothing would settle her, we tried EVERY remedy. I wasn't able to breastfeed past 3 weeks and she had the lot, colic, reflux and really unsettled sleeping pattern. Qiara relieved her so quick ...
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Do you need a Probiotic during Pregnancy?

23 February 2022 by MotherBabies.org

What are probiotics? "Probiotics contain living microorganisms that may help to repopulate or balance the gut microbiome of the host (1). An accepted definition of probiotics is ‘live microorganisms that, when administered in adequate amounts, confer health benefit on the host’ They can be found in foods, such as kimchi or yoghurt, or taken in the form of a supplement. Although probiotics ...
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Introducing solids to your baby - first 3 years of life!

23 February 2022 by MothersBabies.org

"The first 1-3 years of life is an important period for the development of our gut microbiota. During this critical time, gut microbiota development progresses from it being a relatively simple microbial community that is less rich and diverse, to a one that is high in richness and diversity. Gestational age (full-term versus preterm), mode of delivery (vaginal versus cesarean), early feedin ...
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Planning a Pregnancy in '22/23? Join the Mother Babies study.

22 February 2022 by MotherBabies.org

Planning a pregnancy 2022/2023? "The Microbiome Explained : The human gastrointestinal tract is host to an invisible ecosystem of microorganisms, which includes trillions of bacteria, fungi and viruses. Collectively, this community of microorganisms as well as its genetic material is referred to as the ‘microbiome’. Why the Gut? We know that babies acquire their gut bacteria from their ...
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Qiara Infant and Colic & Reflux

21 February 2022 by TellMeBaby

Breastfed babies and Colic - One thing that is though to help reduce crying is probiotics. Not all probiotics are suitable for babies, so one aimed at breastfeeding mums could help. Qiara contains the patented probiotic strain Lactobacillus Fermentum CECT5716, originally isolated from breast milk. One mum wrote of Qiara: “Recommended this when pregnant, I started Qiara at early onset mas ...
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Eczema and the Infant Microbiome

08 February 2022 by MotherBabies.org

What is eczema? "Eczema is a chronic inflammatory rash that often starts early in life. Eczema has no known cure, and is likely caused by a combination of genes and environmental factors .. and interest has grown regarding the role that gut health plays in eczema development. The Gut Microbiome and Eczema The gut microbiome is an important consideration in eczema development because ...
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Childhood Asthma and Gut Microbiome

06 February 2022 by MothersBabies.org

"Asthma, an inflammatory disease that restricts the airways and causes breathlessness, is a major global public health concern. Current thought associates the development of asthma with numerous environmental exposures, which spark immune responses that are, themselves, shaped by both internal and external factors, including the microbes that live within the gut. Ultimately, the development of ...
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Why Probiotics Postpartum?

03 February 2022 by @Thepregnancyculture

Aren’t probiotics just a wonderful thing! Healthy tummy = Healthy mummy . A plethora of research has found that consuming probiotic supplements beginning in the 1st trimester of pregnancy and continuing through to at least the first six months of exclusive breastfeeding can help women lose weight after the birth. Supplements with Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium were linked to less central obe ...
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Fertility and Probiotics

03 February 2022 by Conceive Baby.

Gut Bacteria and the microbiome may not be the first things you would think of when treating infertility, but recent research shows us this is an extremely important area to consider. Our bodies are not made up of individual parts, we are holistic and connected beings and one of the keys to getting everything working in balance is (believe it or not!) our bacteria & microbes. Microbial cells ...
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Qiara Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Reviews!

03 February 2022 by Google.

Excellent product - will buy again I take QIARA everyday to help with breastfeeding and it is going great! I am going to keep using this product throughout breastfeeding and I have been recommending QIARA to my friends and other breastfeeding mums. Rong on naturalchemist.com.au Great protection against recurrent mastitis and blocked ducts, will be staying on this for the rest of my breastf ...
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Read reviews from mums at NaturalChemist on Qiara!

02 February 2022

"They really helped me balance my breast feeding and helped me a lot to not get mastitis again. They are great and i would recommend them to every breast feeding mum." "This will save you a lot of trouble with breastfeeding. I have not had any blockages with using Qiara for both my children." "Wonderful. Works everytime." "Great product, wish I had have known about it with my first baby." ...
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How does Qiara Infant improve Gastrointestinal health?

02 February 2022 by Emma Park - Qiara Probiotics

Babies are born with immature digestive systems and an important part of the early development is the maturing of the gut, immune system & microbiome (the 'bugs' in the gut). Gastrointestinal problems can occur when things interfere with this natural developmental process. Medications (especially antibiotics & acid inhibitors) during pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding or early infancy Bir ...
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How does Qiara support colic and reflux?

02 February 2022 by Emma Park

Why do infants suffer with reflux & colic? Reflux & Colic are thought to be common in young babies due to an immature gut and digestive system. Recent research suggests disruptions to the microbiome in the stomach and intestines can increase the risk of babies suffering from reflux & colic. As babies are born with immature digestive systems, an important part of the early development is ...
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Mums review Qiara Infant probiotics at TellMeBaby!

01 February 2022

Great! I used this with my son when he was little to help assist us with a sore tummy and wind. I have to say this worked a treat, I couldnt get his tummy to settle in the late evenings and this made it so much more bearable for him and allowed us to help remove the gas. Chelsea Gray Amazing Product! Our son Ollie was allergic to everything when he was born, and introducing foods ...
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Google Reviews Love Qiara!

25 January 2022

So happy I stumbled upon this! I've just headed into my 3rd trimester and asked a few girlfriends what pregnancy multivitamins they were taking. One of them suggested taking Qiara especially in your 3rd trimester and then afterwards for breastfeeding. After doing my own research it didn't take me long to realise I had a quality product recommended to me. I've been taking for a fortnight now and ...
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Gut bacteria in infants for life-long health

23 January 2022 by Dr Lisa Stinson : ABC Science Show

".. noncommunicable diseases are responsible for 7/10 deaths, and because they tend to have quite a chronic nature, this means they inflict a really long-term burden, not just on the individual but also on the healthcare system and the economy. And so noncommunicable diseases all share one underlying feature; they are all associated with microbial imbalance and chronic immune dysregulation an ...
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Qiara awarded "Vitamin and Supplement" for Mum 2020 and 2021.

17 January 2022

Qiara Pregnancy and Breastfeeding was Highest Rated 2020 and 2021 Mum "Vitamin and Supplement" by review site @tellmebabyau voted on by 60,000 parents nationally. Read over 50 parent reviews : @TellMeBabyAu Over 2000 brand reviews shared with Qiara : @QiaraProbiotics Jo Anderson : Recommended! I was recommended this probiotic while breastfeeding and expressing for my premature son. I ...
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Mums Clamour for Aussie breastfeeding probiotic Qiara : Fairfax Media

17 January 2022 by Fairfax Newspapers

By Cara Waters. A probiotic called Qiara was launched on the market by small Melbourne business Puremedic about two years ago and has experienced a 500 per cent increase in sales in the last year. The probiotic contains the patented breast milk isolated strain Lactobacillus Fermentum which may help to relieve or reduce breast pain and discomfort associated with mastitis, or reduce the recurr ...
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My Qiara success story!

16 January 2022 by @TheBioMedicalNaturopath

New mum, naturopath and nutritionist Megan Jane wanted to avoid antibiotics whilst breastfeeding if possible. “One morning I woke feeling achy in my joints.. my right breast starting hurting and a red patch appeared. I was pretty sure I had mastitis." I spoke with my midwife who recommended a probiotic QIARA. "I took 1 sachet of the QIARA probiotic, I must admit I sceptical if it would work. ...
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Managing mastitis when Breastfeeding.

11 January 2022 by Mayo Clinic

Managing Mastitis when Breastfeeding. Full article : https://www.mayoclinichealthsystem.org/hometown-health/speaking-of-health/managing-plugged-ducts-mastitis Breast pain is the most frequently stated reason for early weaning. The longer breast pain is experienced, the more likely the mother will wean her baby before she intended to. Immediate intervention and treatment of breast pain is cr ...
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What Parents Say About Qiara Kids!

11 January 2022 by Qiara

"My kid’s health is so important to me.. @qiaraprobiotics has probiotics specifically made for little bodies.. immunity boosting from breastmilk. We use the entire range" @leahs_littleloves Immune system! "Qiara seems to have improved the health of his gut and his immune system. My son also has psoriasis. It seems more settled when he is on Qiara." Candice r @ naturalchemist.com.au "She ...
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Qiara Adult Reviews!

11 January 2022 by Qiara Reviews

"As a probiotic nerd - Qiara (probiotic strain) has clinical trials supporting its use for gastrointestinal and respiratory infections for bubs. It's my best probiotic .." @hypnobump "This probiotic is truly remarkable. I was floored by its incredible therapeutic effect. If you’ve taken anti-biotics - get onto a probiotic to help rebuild the gut microbiota" @thebiomedicalnaturopath "Toxin f ...
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Fertility and the Microbiome

10 January 2022 by MotherBabies.org

FERTILITY AND THE MICROBIOME Written by Clare Carrick ANutr (BHSc Nutrition and Health Promotion) Scientifically reviewed by Dr Fathalla Ali, PhD (Paediatrics) : 23/12/2021 Full article : https://www.mothersbabies.org/fertility-and-the-microbiome/ Most of the time, when you hear the word ‘microbiome’, it’s in relation to the gut microbiome, where so much of the research has been focus ...
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What parents say about Qiara Infant!

10 January 2022 by Qiara Reviews

Qiara Infant for 0-24 months. Qiara Infant contains the patented breastmilk strain of probiotic Lactobacillus Fermentum CECT5716 used exclusively in the Qiara range. Qiara Infant is evidence-based to help: support gastrointestinal health [1] restore and maintain good bacteria during and after antibiotic use improve digestive function and gut health maintains a healthy m ...
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Breastfeeding Your Baby - Midwives and Mothers Australia

by Sarah Thijs Smit

Breastfeeding Your Baby - Midwives and Mothers Australia Sarah Thijs Smit - midwife & lactation consultant Once established, breastfeeding is usually easy for most mothers and babies and a very enjoyable experience. However, in the first few days you both need to learn what to do. We don’t live in a village with other experienced mothers to guide us. You will need to practice and, if nec ...
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November Review Highlights

by Shereen Kiddle

Read some of our 2000+ Qiara brand reviews : @QiaraProbiotics “Everyone recommended this and it’s like a little box of gold! So thrilled to have avoided mastitis and my little one’s digestion and health has been 100%. Recommend this to every mumma”. @ange_anderson “I absolutely love this probiotic and think it’s a game changer for breast microbiome health. Through my clinic at Kaptured N ...
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Mastitis and Christmas.

by Holistic Lactation Consulting

Mastitis and Christmas! By Lactation Consultant Jess @Holistic_lactation_consulting Now I don’t want to be grinch here. We all know Christmas is this best time of year. However it can be a high risk time for mastitis and blocked ducts. Why? Simply because breastfeeding is often put to the side over the holiday period. We get busy, babies are busy, there is a lot going on and suddenly ...
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Breastfeeding Your Baby.

by Midwives and Mothers Australia

Breastfeeding Your Baby Sarah Thijs Smit - Midwife & Lactation Consultant from Midwives and Mothers Australia. Once established, breastfeeding is usually easy for most mothers and babies and a very enjoyable experience. However, in the first few days you both need to learn what to do. We don’t live in a village with other experienced mothers to guide us. You will need to practice an ...
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Why Qiara?

by Emma Park Nutritionist

Why Qiara? By Emma Park : Consultant Nutritionist. Is a probiotic for everyone? Probiotics are very beneficial for a lot of reasons. Supplemental probiotics (as opposed to probiotics found in fermented foods) can be used as targeted therapies and are definitely on the 'recommended' list for most of my clients from preconception, through pregnancy & breastfeeding / infancy. Why s ...
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5 Ways to Preserve Your Fertility.

by Mornington Chinese Medicine.

5 Ways to Preserve Your Fertility By Kerry Marshall – Mornington Chinese Medicine Women are delaying starting a family for various reasons… focusing on careers, building finances or waiting for the right person. The average age in Australia for women having their first baby is 31 and many now starting in their late 30’s and 40’s. Knowing that egg freezing or IVF are options at a cos ...
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7 Ways To Prevent Mastitis

by @empoweredmother_

Seven Ways to Prevent Mastitis. By @Empoweredmother_ : www.empoweredmother.com.au Mastitis is inflammation of the breast caused by a blocked milk duct. It may or may not be accompanied by an infection. If you can get on top of your symptoms quickly, you may be able to prevent an infection occurring. Some of the signs that mastitis is coming include: * Redness of the breast * Pain a ...
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