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Probiotic yogurt
« on: June 08, 2013, 16:44:07 pm »
My lo is 13 weeks old and I currently give her a probiotic powder in her milk.  It is however pretty pricey.  I was wondering can I give her a probiotic yogurt instead?
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Re: Probiotic yogurt
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2013, 21:34:07 pm »
no, I would say she is too young for dairy products as they arent recommended until 6 months



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Re: Probiotic yogurt
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2013, 21:49:59 pm »
No, she is too young for solids. The WHO dont recommend starting solids until 26wo. Plus I think it unlikely a baby could eat enough yogurt to get sufficient levels of the probiotic anyway.

And the probiotics in a yogurt are not typically those an infant would get from a probiotic powder aimed at infants (Bifidobacterium infantis & bifidum) so wouldn't do the same job.

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Re: Probiotic yogurt
« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2013, 03:15:46 am »
Thanks I didn't even think of the amount shed need to have to get the right amount.  Ok well stick to the powder now.
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