Infants and Children

Constipation is common among children

Constipation is common among children

At one time or another, every child experiences constipation. But if your child routinely exhibits symptoms such as straining and pain when going to the toilet, abdominal pain, stomach aches, soiling or diarrhea, it could be a serious issue. When your child is...

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Probiotics can help to prevent diarrhea in infants

Probiotics can help to prevent diarrhea in infants

You’ve done your homework. You know about the many benefits of probiotics – how they can help strengthen the immune system, overcome indigestion, and so much more. But did you know that they can actually help to PREVENT diarrhea in infants? Prevent infant diarrhea?...

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Breast Milk: It Does a Body Good

Breast Milk: It Does a Body Good

You have heard the long list of reasons why it’s preferable to breast feed your baby over formula-feeding. One of those many reasons is that breast milk contains a probiotic that reduces (or even eliminates) painful stomach cramping. The probiotic is a strain of...

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Healthy Bacteria Can Help to Prevent Premature Births

Healthy Bacteria Can Help to Prevent Premature Births

Premature births are a serious and scary risk for parents. They can lead to a wide range of dangerous complications including everything from short term issues with breathing and blood to long term issues like Cerebral palsy and psychological conditions. But don’t...

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Why Are Probiotics Important for C-Section Babies?

Why Are Probiotics Important for C-Section Babies?

Well, to answer this question, it’s important to understand that how the baby enters the world has a significant impact on the baby’s gut health. Babies receive healthy bacteria from their mothers when they pass through the birth canal in a vaginal delivery. C-section...

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There are Probiotics in Breast Milk… Why Should I Care?

There are Probiotics in Breast Milk… Why Should I Care?

As a parent, you should care because it could have major health implications for your child. Formula fed babies do not get any of the probiotics found in breast milk without additional supplementation. Without this, they may have more bad bacteria and less healthy...

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Have a child that suffers from UTIs?

Have a child that suffers from UTIs?

It might take some teamwork to prevent them. While urinary tract infections can affect anyone, they are most common in children, especially girls. According to research, by the age of seven, 8.4 percent of girls and 1.7 percent of boys have already suffered at least...

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C-Section Babies Might Need More Gut Help

C-Section Babies Might Need More Gut Help

As strange as it may seem, how a baby is delivered seems to have an impact on their gut health. A recent study has shown that birth by C-section (as well as other factors such as antibiotics and formula feeding) could be slowing down the development of all those...

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Eczema: Protect Your Baby’s Skin with Probiotics

Eczema: Protect Your Baby’s Skin with Probiotics

If you are pregnant, taking probiotics during your pregnancy and during breastfeeding has been shown to reduce the chance that your baby will suffer from eczema. And even if your baby still contracts eczema, it is likely to be more mild than cases in children whose...

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4 Ways Probiotics Help Premature Babies

4 Ways Probiotics Help Premature Babies

More studies each year come out that show us the true power of probiotics. But can probiotics help premature babies? If so, how? Here are 4 key ways that premature baby probiotics may be able to help babies that are born premature. Prevent Tissue Death Supplementing...

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Probiotics Combat Infantile Eczema

Probiotics Combat Infantile Eczema

Probiotics could be an easy solution to infantile eczema. Eczema is a frustrating, often painful, skin condition that plagues millions of people everyday. It is characterized by patches of dry skin, intense itching, and recurring rashes, and in severe cases there can...

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Mother’s Gene Can Improve Baby’s Gut Health

Mother’s Gene Can Improve Baby’s Gut Health

A study published in the Microbiome Journal reports that the fucosyltransferase 2 gene (or "sectretor" gene) is inactive but present in some mothers. This gene is said to produce a breast milk sugar that encourages the growth of Bifidobacterium in the baby's...

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Gut Microbiota Maturation in Infants

Gut Microbiota Maturation in Infants

How important are the beginning stages of a baby's development? Researchers are finding that even factors like length of gestation and method of delivery can play an important role in the development of an infant's gut microbiota. The human gut harbors a multifaceted...

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Eczema Treatment with Probiotics During Pregnancy

Eczema Treatment with Probiotics During Pregnancy

Eczema is one of the most common skin diseases in the world. The number of people affected by this disease is growing because of our increased exposure to chemical substances and pollutants. Eczema is a constant inflammation which manifests in recurring dryness and...

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6 Truths of Probiotics - The Best Probiotic in the World - Humarian and Probonix

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