The benefits of probiotics for babies and toddlers

There are so many milestones a baby will hit before they turn three. Whether it is saying their first word, taking that first step or successfully using the toilet, watching a growing baby develop can be an endless fascination.

Most of a baby’s milestones that are photographed, text about and swooned over are the ones we can see, but the one’s that we can’t see, their health and general wellbeing, are just as important.

From the moment they are born, a baby will come in to contact with trillions of bacteria from a variety of sources. From playing in the sand, to snotty noses in childcare, each day is a new beginning for a developing baby, and brings with it new exposure to external bacteria.

Probiotic’s are live bacteria that are often referred to as ‘friendly’ bacteria and can help a growing baby maintain bacterial diversity, which can support their immune system function and assist their digestive tract health.

Probiotics can support a baby’s general health and wellbeing throughout all stages of life and they help to support a healthy microbiome. A child’s microbiome is almost fully developed by the time they turn three and probiotics may help to support the  bacterial diversity which in turn helps to support a healthy microbiome.

So, what is a microbiome?

The microbiome is an incredible ecosystem of microbes, made up of trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi that are floating through the body at any given moment. Weaving their way around the intestines, and moving effortlessly across the skin, they form a protective shield that keeps the immune system healthy and helps to defend against bad bacteria.

The development of our microbiome starts when we are still in the womb and is affected by many things such as the way we are born, antibiotics, lifestyle, and of course, exposure to the bacteria that babies come in to contact with so frequently.

The Life-Space probiotics range focuses on specialised formulations to help support a healthy microbiome for all stages of life. Life-Space Probiotic Powder for Baby, Australia’s number 1 baby probiotic*, may support the development of a healthy microbiome in babies.

For further probiotic support throughout childhood, there is Life-Space Probiotic Powder For Children.

Life-Space Probiotic Powder for Baby

Life-Space Probiotic Powder for Baby helps support the general health and wellbeing of a baby aged between 6 months and three years.

Uniquely formulated and based on scientific evidence, it may provide multiple health benefits.

Microbiome support and general health and wellbeing
As a person’s microbiome is almost fully developed by the age of three, this multi-strain formulation is designed to support the development of healthy microbiome by encouraging bacterial diversity, which in turn can support general health and wellbeing.
Immune health
Life-Space Probiotic Powder for Baby contains Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium strains which support immune health.

Eczema risk reduction
This product has been formulated based on scientific evidence and contains the Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001 strain. When taken during pregnancy and while breastfeeding, and then given to the infant for the first two years of life, this strain may assist in reducing the prevalence of eczema in young children with a family history.

Digestive health
Life-Space Probiotic Powder for Baby contains multiple strains to help maintain healthy levels of beneficial bacteria in the baby’s digestive tract and help assist in the digestion and absorption of nutrients.

Antibiotic treatment support
Probiotics may assist in restoring beneficial bacteria that may have been disrupted by antibiotics, helping to maintain bacterial diversity and support digestive tract health.

Special Offer: $29.99 (RRP $41.99).

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