Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Elmi Kettle | 2012-05-23


Probiotics in new born

My baby is due beginning of August - elective c-section. I would like to give her probiotics as soon as possible (reuterina drops). When is the earliest that I can administer the drops?

Expert's Reply



It is not necessary to give your baby probiotics if you are going to breast feed her.

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Posted by: Purple | 2012-05-23

If you breasetfeed, baby will not need probiotic drops, as all the probiotics baby needs are in the breastmilk.

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Posted by: Annon | 2012-05-23


ive been using probiotics since my baby was about 2 weeks cause she is struggling with winds and stomach cramps and cause i only breastfed for about 6 weeks and returned to work. If you are going to breastfeed i don''t think it is necessary to give the probiotics but cause i''m bottle feeding it does help a bit also to protect her immune system.

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