|Onderwerp||6th International Congress on Maternal-Infant-Nutrition in the First 1000 Days|
It’s our great privilege and special pleasure to invite you to the “6th International Congress on Maternal-Infant-Nutrition in the First 1000 Days” which will be held by YISAV between 14-18 March 2018 at Gloria Golf Resort Hotels in Antalya, Turkey. As you know, a child’s future health is largely determined in the first 1000 days after conception, meaning pregnancy + the first two years of childhood. Proper nutrition, birth type, breast feeding during this period is very important and this is supported by many scientific works. Malnutrition in the first 1000 days not only leads to the risk of chronic diseases and psychiatric disorders, but also causes physical, mental and metabolic malfunctions, epigenetic changes and problems in brain development and functions. Maternal stress and unnecessary use of antibiotics or corticosteroids lead to the changes mother’s microbiota, weakens immune system, which in turn may cause increase in infections like diarrhea, pneumonia and other atopic diseases. Improper nutrition in the first 1000 days is one of the factors that can increase mother-child death rate.