Optibac Probiotics For Babies and Children 30 sachets contain the most dominant probiotic strains found at birth to support digestion & immunity. At birth, infancy and childhood the types of friendly bacteria that naturally live in the intestines are very different from the types found in adulthood and old age.
Bifidobacterium infantis and Bifidobacterium bifidum in Optibac Probiotics For Babies & Children probiotic supplement are the dominant and most important beneficial cultures found in healthy infants and children during the early years and have unique benefits in supporting digestion, immunity and resistance to infection.
In cases of vaginal birth, a newborn swallows what will become its first healthy intestinal microflora as it passes through the mother's birth canal. This is nature's way for mothers to inoculate their babies and provide them with a foundation of healthy bacteria for future health. Caesarian babies and preterm babies unfortunately do not receive the full benefits of these healthy material bacteria. Following birth, development of the infant's microflora is influenced by diet (breast milk formula), environment, and medication such as antibiotics.
Benefits of Optibac Probiotics For Babies and Children probiotic supplement:
- OptiBac Probiotics specialise entirely in live cultures, and only use strains of the highest quality, with extensive research behind them.
- Contains no added sugars or flavourings.
- Suitable for vegetarians.
- Gluten free.
- Suitable for use during pregnancy.
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Directions: Infants from birth to 3 years: one sachet per day. Children 4 years to 12 years: one-to-two sachets per day as desired. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers: one sachet per day.
Please note this product may contain tiny traces of dairy and/or soy, and is therefore not recommended to those with a strict allergy to dairy. It should be fine however, for those with lactose intolerance.
Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of young children. If pregnant or nursing, consult your healthcare professional before taking.
Food supplements are not to be used as a substitute for a varied, balanced diet and healthy lifestyle. Do not exceed the daily dose.
Each sachet of Optibac Probiotics For Babies and Children 30 guarantees 3 billion micro-organisms + 0.75g FOS fibres. Ingrdients: Fructooligosaccharides (FOS), potato starch, Probiotic culture (Lactobacillus acidophilus Rosell-52, Bifidobacterium infantis Rosell-33, Bifidobacterium bifidum Rosell-71).