Infant Growth and Probiotics

April 26, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff Article Tags: ,

The Question: Does supplementing infant formulas with a probiotic affect growth? The Study: Half of the study’s 112 formula-fed infants were fed whey formula with the probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri while the other half receive the same formula without the probiotic supplement. Each baby’s anthropometic measurements (weight, length, head circumference) were measured at intervals from age…

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