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Caro, MI
A 28-year-old female asked:

How about gripe waters for reflux and gas issues for babies? how about mom drinking tea w/ chamomile, fennel , and ginger? what probiotics to use?

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Dr. Lawrence Rosen
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Possibly helpful: As someone who practices integrative pediatrics, I do incorporate these remedies for colic/gas in babies. Gripe waters that contain small amounts of fennel and ginger are likely safe as are chamomile and fennel teas (for baby or mom - if baby is under 6m, don't give more than 1 oz 3x per day). Probiotics (bifidus, lactobacillus) have been shown to be safe and effective.

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