Probiotic Supplement Benefits Preterm Infant Health – Director’s Choice

Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. A 2016 study demonstrated that of the 10,890 infants, those who were given a combination of Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium infantis had a significant 52 % reduced risk of developing necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC); a 49% reduced risk of death after contacting NEC and an 11% reduced risk of blood stream infections compared to preterm infants who did not receive probiotics.   (more…)

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