Probiotics are friendly bacteria that provide a health benefit when consumed in an adequate amount. It is important to understand that probiotic supplements contain different strains of bacteria. Experts believe that these different strains have different health benefits.
Lactobacillus reuteri or L. reuteri is a probiotic that is safe for infants and is naturally found in breastmilk.
Colic is relatively common among infants and all infants occasionally experience digestive issues. Research has shown that one of the potential causes of colic in infants may be not having enough friendly bacteria in the digestive system.
It is important to understand that probiotic are coming from different strains of bacteria. Not all strains have been identified to provide a health benefits.
The particular L. reuteri probiotic strain — Lactobacillus reuteri Protectis — used in Gerber Soothe Colic Drops has been clinically shown to reduce crying time by 50% in 80% of the infants tested*.
Infants can benefit from daily supplementation of L. reuteri as it helps to maintain a natural balance of good bacteria in the infants digestive tract and reduce crying as well as help ease common issues such as fussiness and gas.*
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
For best results, use 5 drops once daily. Shake well before use. Turn bottle to a 45 degree angle to slowly form a drop.
Drops can be given on the breast, mixed with breastmilk or formula, or by spoon.
Bottle contains a 25 day supply.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry place maximum 77°F/25°C. Higher storage temperature may damage the live friendly bacteria.
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