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are there prebiotics or probiotics in baby formula?

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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Infant formula: Infant formula does not contain prebiotics or probiotics. There isn't any need to put either into formula. Infants generally have normal gastrointestinal flora.
Answered on Apr 20, 2017

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