You can help

Would you like to help an important study aiming to improve ‪‎mothers and babieshealth in Counties Manukau? HUMBA aims to test the effectiveness of ‪#‎probiotics and ‪‎individualized dietary intervention in improving pregnancy outcomes. We are recruiting early pregnant women (< 18 weeks) with high body weight (BMI > 30) in Counties Manukau! The ONLY cost […]

Meet one of our HUMBA babies

To date 45 HUMBA  participants have had their babies. A few of them have kindly shared their babies’ photos with us. Today, let’s meet little Rysha. “Hi, my name is Rysha. I am a three week old HUMBA baby. My favourite thing is taking a bath. I am a very happy girl, and I love to […]

Mum’s the word in obesity trial

Our participant Nazrin has shared her experience of being in the HUMBA study with New Zealand Herald. Health researchers are trying to break the obesity cycle in South Auckland, one of the world’s capitals of obesity, by targeting pregnant women with probiotics and intensive advice… Trial participant Nazrin Nisha, aged 34, is due to have her […]

We are on Courier News

We are on Courier News! Carrying extra weight can cause serious health problems for pregnant mums and their babies. We hope to improve the health of overweight South Auckland mothers and their babies by undertaking the HEALTHY MUMS and BABIES (HUMBA) Trial. Open the link to read more: Healthy mums, healthy babies

Started April 2015

We are now recruiting pregnant women in Counties Manukau region to join our important study, where we aim to improve the health of mothers and babies in our community. Please contact us if you would like to know more or to find out if you can take part.