Infant Probiotic Information

Infant probiotics, although they do nothing to control the production of acid, can be a very important part of your treatment plan for your baby. Learn which ones help and which ones don’t!

There are many reasons why babies have acid reflux. Food really isn’t food anymore, for instance, and what Mom’s are eating are getting passed on to the baby through breast milk. Food sensitivities as well as MSPI, FPIES, can be a contributor.

But probiotics only play a small part in treatment of infant GERD. Connect with one of our support specialists to assist you in the best way to get acid production under control under the guidance of a medical doctor.

If you are going to use a probiotic make sure to follow the suggestions below.

Every baby is different much like the way to treat each infants symptoms of acid reflux. Controlling the acid is primary but we also believe that providing your child with a boost that will give your child’s digestive health is part of a great plan to treating infant acid reflux.

This infant probiotic information will help you choose the supplements that are going to work and the ones we suggest which are listed above and below this article. It’s important that your probiotic choice include an essential strain called bifidobacterium infantis.

B. Infantis (the abreviated name for bifidobaceterium infantis also:

  • Thrives in most healthy infant intestines and helps to break down lactic acid in human breast milk.
  • It produces vitamin B-12 and pyridoxine
  • It produces biotin
  • Temporarily colonizes (Probiotics rarely colonize permanently)
  • Has shown good results in medical trials for IBS, pouchitis, ulcerative colitis, active IBD and travelers diarrhea.

See our recommendations of probiotic that have the bifidobaceterium infantis.