Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Hayden | 2013/01/16

Q.

Probiotic

Hi Doctor

Can I give solal probiotic to n almost 3 month baby for gas.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is not recommended. If your baby is very gassy and is formula fed he/she may have a problem with digesting cow's milk. Your baby may have lactose intolerance. Try a lactose-free formula such as NAN LF and see if this makes a difference.

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Posted by: Purple | 2013/01/17

If baby is breastfed, it may help to lay back when feeding as less milk gushes out this way, and to let baby finish on the first breast themselves before offering hte second breast if baby wants it, as thsi way baby won''t get overfull on foremilk and too little hindmilk which can lead to what appears to be gas.

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