Colic in babies reduced with probiotics, Canadian study finds

Babies with colic cry excessively and inconsolably but giving them probiotics could help with bouts of fussiness, according to new Canadian research. “Infantile colic” describes infants who are otherwise healthy but show bouts of irritability, fussiness or crying, that lasts three hours a day for three days a week for three weeks. Now researchers from the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto … …read more

Iceland to import breast milk from Denmark

Babies born prematurely in Iceland and whose mothers are unable to breastfeed are to benefit from Danish milk banks Babies born prematurely in Iceland may now be given Danish breast milk following a move by the countrys leading neonatal unit. Landsp√≠tali National University Hospital in Reykjavik has decided to import supplies from Denmark for premature babies whose mothers are unable to … …read more