BioGaia® supports your baby’s digestive comfort*

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Click on the topics below to discover how BioGaia® baby probiotic drops can soothe your colicky baby and promote overall digestive health.*

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Preventing and easing

colic*

The benefits of

probiotics*

The BioGaia®

difference

Preventing and easing COLIC*

Caring for your colicky infant*

Infantile colic episodes are distressing for both babies and parents, but it is important to remember that your child is not in serious harm.

You are not alone and this will pass. In the meantime, there are steps you can take to help ease crying and soothe your newborn.

What is colic? 1,2

  • Colic is a common condition that affects roughly 26% of infants
  • Colic peaks around 6 weeks and diminishes after babies reach 3–4 months
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SYMPTOMS

CAUSES

SOLUTIONS

6

Weeks

3–4

Months

Excessive fussiness and crying

Hard-to-calm behavior

Bodily tension

There is no clear cause, but studies show that decreased concentrations of beneficial bacteria can contribute to digestive problems, including colic

Only BioGaia®’s Lactobacillus reuteri Protectis probiotic has been clinically shown to reduce excessive crying and fussing in colicky babies*

Colicky infants who used BioGaia® had significantly decreased crying times and increased proportions of beneficial intestinal bacteria*

6

Weeks

3–4

Months

SYMPTOMS

Excessive fussiness
and crying

Hard-to-calm
behavior

Bodily tension

CAUSES

There is no clear cause, but studies show that decreased concentrations of beneficial bacteria can contribute to digestive problems, including colic

SOLUTIONS

Only BioGaia®’s Lactobacillus reuteri Protectis probiotic has been clinically shown to reduce excessive crying and fussing in colicky babies*

Colicky infants who used BioGaia® had significantly decreased crying times and increased proportions of beneficial intestinal bacteria*

Pediatricians recommend BioGaia® probiotic drops for preventing and easing colic in infants.*

The benefits of PROBIOTICS*

Healthy bacteria promotes babies' health

All babies are born with an ecological blank slate—their gastrointestinal microbiota The gastrointestinal microbiota is the collective name given to the diverse microbe population living in our gut. begins to take shape during the birthing process and their first few days of life.

Moms who proactively take the right probiotic during pregnancy and/or incorporate it into their babies’ daily routines after birth can help establish a healthy microbiota and give them a great start to life.

GUT CHECK Gut bacteria can affect other organs in our bodies, including the brain, liver and kidneys.

Roughly 100 trillion microorganisms representing more than 500 unique species naturally inhabit every normal, healthy gastrointestinal tract.3

The case for being pro probiotics4

Probiotics Probiotics are strains of good bacteria that are either the same as, or very similar to, the bacteria that are already naturally present in your body. are natural, nonchemical solutions to support life-long health. Certain strains have been shown to remedy a wide range of digestive issues,* including:

Gas Pain*

Diarrhea*

Constipation*

(only L. reuteri Protectis)

Reflux & Regurgitation*

(only L. reuteri Protectis)

The BioGaia® DIFFERENCE*

BioGaia® for your precious little one*

Not all probiotic strains are created equal. BioGaia® contains Lactobacillus reuteri Protectis, a probiotic strain that is found in the milk of breastfeeding mothers and encourages growth of good bacteria in the digestive tract.5 BioGaia® has been studied extensively in infants and found to be safe and effective from their first day of life.*

BioGaia® baby probiotic drops have been clinically shown to:

Reduce crying time and fussing in colicky babies* Learn more
Ease regurgitation, occasional constipation and diarrhea* Learn more
Decrease the number of daily spit-ups* Learn more
Promote a healthy functioning digestive system* Learn more

BioGaia® is the original, pediatrician-recommended probiotic drops for preventing and easing infantile colic and promoting overall digestive comfort.*

1. Rivière A, Selak M, Lantin D, Leroy F and De Vuyst L (2016) Bifidobacteria and Butyrate-Producing Colon Bacteria: Importance and Strategies for Their Stimulation in the Human Gut. Front. Microbiol. 7:979. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00979

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