Bottle Feeding is a Risk Factor for Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis (HPS) in Infants

Could bottle feeding make your baby sick? Image by kamuelaboy

Bottle-feeding is a risk factor for babies developing hypertrophic pyloric stenosis. The increase in overall breast feeding rates has reduced cases of HPS.

Preemies Benefit From Probiotics: Prevent Necrotising Enterocolitis

Researchers have investigated the benefits of lactobacillus and other probiotics for preemies.  Image by Bob Blaylock

The digestive tracts of preemies, or premature infants, aren’t mature, and they can develop NEC as a result. Research has found that probiotics can help.