Breastfeeding Probiotic

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Mother Nutrient's Breastfeeding Probiotic features:

  • Supports lactating mothers
  • Reduces breastfeeding discomfort
  • Helps with recovery from mastitis and other mammary issues
  • Supports baby’s overall immune health
  • Clinically proven to reduce bacterial infection and recurrence of mastitis compared to taking antibiotics1
  • 3 billion CFU

 

Mother Nutrient Breastfeeding Probiotic extends the benefits of breastfeeding

More than a third of breastfeeding mothers experience significant discomfort that can lead to ending breastfeeding earlier than desired. The benefits of breastfeeding for infants are well documented, but mothers need to be pain-free and healthy for this relationship to continue. This probiotic has been clinically shown to support breast health and maintain a healthy bacterial balance in breast milk.†1

 

Mother Nutrient Breastfeeding Probiotic can help mothers recover from common breastfeeding issues and avoid mastitis recurrence.

Mothers experience a wide range of issues related to lactation, from supply issues, engorgement, and infections. One of the most common is mastitis, which can be incredibly painful, long-lasting, and difficult to treat. Traditional treatment methods (mainly antibiotics) have also been reported to lead to negative side effects.2 Studies have shown that lactic acid bacteria isolated from breast milk can resolve and prevent mastitis.3,4 The Lactobacillus fermentum strain used in this probiotic has antimicrobial properties and helps to regulate the immune system, which helps mothers recover from mastitis more quickly and effectively. During an active case of mastitis, it is recommended to take 9 billion CFU (3 capsules).

 

Probiotics can support your baby’s health

Even if you do not experience problems like mastitis, this probiotic offers many benefits to the breastfeeding mother like supporting her gut health and immune system, and extends them to your baby as well! The healthy bacteria can travel through breast milk to support the developing baby’s microbiota and immune system, and recent studies have indicated that maternal probiotics can help reduce the risk of eczema in babies.5

References

1. Arroyo R, et al. Treatment of infectious mastitis during lactation: antibiotics versus oral administration of Lactobacilli isolated from breast milk. Clin Infect Dis. 2010;50(12):1551-1558

2. Martín R, et al. Human milk is a source of lactic acid bacteria for the infant gut. J Pediatr. 2003;143(6):754-758.

3. Heikkilä M, et al. Inhibition of Stapphylococcus aureus by the commensal bacteria of human milk. J Appl Microbiol. 2003; 95:471-478

4. Lara-Villoslada F, et al. Safety assessment of Lactobacillus fermentum CECT5716, a probiotic strain isolated from human milk. J Dairy Res. 2009;76(2):216-221

5.Kim JY, Kwon JH, Ahn SH, Lee SI, Han YS, Choi YO, et al. Effect of probiotic mix (Bifidobacterium bifidum, Bifidobacterium lactis, Lactobacillus acidophilus) in the primary prevention of eczema: a double-blind, randomized, placebocontrolled trial. Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2010;21:e386-93.

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.

 

 DIRECTIONS

Suggested Use: Mothers take 1 capsule, 1 to 3 times daily (3 to 9 billion CFU)

Contents: 90 vegetarian capsules per bottle

Contains: Milk

DOES NOT CONTAIN: Gluten, wheat, soy, egg, tree nuts, peanuts, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.

 

 

FAQs

What are probiotics?

Probiotics are live organisms that promote a healthy balance of gut bacteria and a wide range of health benefits.

 

Who should take probiotics?

Anyone who

             ➔ wants to improve their gut health and immunity

             ➔ wants to support baby’s gut health and immune system development

             ➔ is taking antibiotics for mastitis

             ➔ wants to regulate and improve bowel function

             ➔ needs a higher dose of probiotics

 

How many should I take if I have mastitis?

For active cases of mastitis, 1 capsule 3 times daily (9000 IU) should be taken. Studies’ results were based on 21 days of probiotic administration.

 

Where should I store probiotics?

Store in a cool, dry place (59F - 85F ) away from direct light. Refrigerate after opening. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.