Optibac Probiotics For Pregnancy complements your natural gut bacteria. Each capsule contains 12 billion live cultures + 30 mg FOS fibres and the billions count is guaranteed until end of expiry. FOS stands for Fructo-oligosaccharides and is a type of non-digestible carbohydrate. This means that it is not able to be broken down in the small intestines, and instead enters the large intestine where it is fermented by the good bacteria living there.
Contains well researched friendly bacteria strains which have been trialled in hundreds of pregnant women, all three strains are scientifically proven to pass through stomach acidity and survive to reach the gut. Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001 and Lactobacillus acidophilus La-14® are also proven to reach the vaginal tract
L. rhamnosus HN001 has been shown to stimulate immunological responses, and maternal supplementation of L. rhamnosus HN001 may have beneficial immune effects for both mother and baby.