OPTIBAC probiotics For babies & children 90 sachets

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Who is it for?
Natural friendly bacteria supplement for newborns, babies, toddlers and kids up to 12 years old.

Good to know:

  • Award-winning supplement with excellent reviews from parents.
  • Each sachet provides 3 billion live cultures + 0.75g of Fructooligosaccharide (FOS) fibres. The billions count is guaranteed until end of expiry.
  • Contains three live cultures strains which have been extensively researched in babies and children.
  • The strains in 'For babies & children' have been well researched in school aged children, assessing immune parameters.
  • Scientifically proven to pass through stomach acidity and survive to reach the gut.
  • Easy to take - simply mix with cold food or drinks.
  • No refrigeration required – live cultures are enclosed in a 3-layer laminated sachet for maximum protection.
  • Suitable from birth and can also be taken safely by pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, including women expecting a Caesarean birth.
  • Suitable for vegetarians and gluten free for those with coeliac disease or an intolerance.
  • Natural source of fibre.
  • Sugar free - a good alternative to friendly bacteria yoghurts and yoghurt drinks, which are often high in sugar.
  • Free from artificial flavourings or colourings that may be found in other food & drinks containing good bacteria.
  • Recommended for daily use.
  • Available in three pack sizes of 10, 30 or 90 sachets.

Please note: This is a food supplement and is not intended to prevent, treat or diagnose any medical conditions.

Winner of the National Parenting Product 2019 Award.

  • Ingredients

    • Stabiliser: potato starch
    • Live cultures: Lactobacillus acidophilus Rosell-52, Bifidobacterium infantis Rosell-33 and Bifidobacterium bifidum Rosell-71
    • Fructooligosaccharides (FOS)

    Each sachet guarantees 3 billion live cultures and 0.75g FOS fibres.

    Suitable for vegetarian diets.

    Lactose intolerance

    Please note this product may contain tiny traces of dairy and/or soy* and is therefore not recommended for those with a strict allergy to dairy. However, those with lactose intolerance should be able to take this supplement with no issues.

    * dairy/soy are present in the culture medium only then removed, however tiny residual traces may remain

    Food supplement suitable for infants (from birth), children, pregnant and breastfeeding women.

    Preparation:

    • Simply mix with your child's favourite foods or drinks - sprinkle the powder over cereal, mix in with yoghurt or dissolve in a glass of water or cold milk.
    • Can be taken with formula milk - simply add to the bottle once it has cooled down to room temperature (as heat reduces the viability of natural bacteria).
    • For breastfed babies, powder can be applied to nipple or clean finger for baby to suckle.
    • Adults & children should ideally drink plenty of water during a course of live cultures.
    • Best taken with a meal, preferably with breakfast.

    Recommended amount:

    • Infants from birth to 3 years: 1 sachet per day
    • Kids 4 - 12 years: 1 to 2 sachets per day as desired
    • Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers: 1 sachet per day

     

    Storage

    'For babies & children' does not require refrigeration and sachets can be used on the go. Store in a cool, dry place below 25°C and out of direct sunlight.

    Safety

    Live cultures are not recommended for those with serious medical conditions e.g. those who are severely immunosuppressed, have pancreatitis, are in the ICU, have melaena, have a central venous catheter, infants with short bowel syndrome, or patients with open wounds following major surgery; unless under a doctor's care.

    Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a healthy diet and lifestyle. Those with serious medical conditions should consult their doctor before use. OptiBac will not cause dependency, and may be used on an ongoing basis.