Dietary supplementation with lactobacilli and bifidobacteria is well tolerated and not associated with adverse events during late pregnancy and early infancy.

@article{Allen2010DietarySW,
  title={Dietary supplementation with lactobacilli and bifidobacteria is well tolerated and not associated with adverse events during late pregnancy and early infancy.},
  author={Stephen J. Allen and Susan A. Jordan and Melanie Storey and Catherine A. Thornton and Michael B. Gravenor and Iveta Garaiov{\'a} and Susan F Plummer and Duolao Wang and Gareth Morgan},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2010},
  volume={140 3},
  pages={483-8}
}
Lactic acid bacteria and bifidobacteria are increasingly being administered to pregnant women and infants with the intention of improving health. Although these organisms have a long record of safe use, it is important to identify any adverse effects in potentially vulnerable populations. In a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial, we evaluated the safety of a bacterial dietary supplement for the prevention of atopy in infants. Two strains of lactobacilli (Lactobacillus… CONTINUE READING
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