Introducing NEW SMA® Xpert Infant Health Range
New SMA® Xpert is a range of products, specially designed for babies and young children.
SMA® Xpert ProCol is a food supplement suitable from birth, that contains clinically proven L. reuteri† cultures2-5
L. reuteri (DSM 17938) is clinically proven to improve symptoms of infantile colic2-5**
**In exclusively or predominantly (>50%) breastfed infants.
SMA® Xpert ProHydrate is a food for special medical purposes which combines an oral rehydration solution and L. rhamnosus GG, for the dietary management of gastroenteritis in infants and young children.
ESPGHAN recommends consideration of L. rhamnosus GG as an adjunct to rehydration therapy in the management of children with gastroenteritis6.
ESPGHAN, European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition
SMA® Xpert Vitamin D is a food supplement that provides vitamin D for babies and young children, suitable from birth to 4 years.
The Department of Health and Social Care recommends that infants and young children from birth to 4 years should be given a daily supplement of vitamin D1*
*Unless having more than 500 ml of formula per day.
Health service Executive. 2021. Vitamin D For Babies 0-12 months. available at Vitamin D for babies 0 to 12 months - HSE.ie
Food Safety Authority of Ireland. What does the FSAI recommend regarding Vitamin D. 2020. Available at Vitamin D Supplementation for Infants | Food Safety Authority of Ireland (fsai.ie)
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Use of probiotics for management of acute gastroenteritis: a position paper by the ESPGHAN Working Group for Probiotics and Prebiotics. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014 Apr;58(4):531-9
Breastfeeding is best. ●SMA® Xpert Vitamin D and ●SMA® Xpert ProCol are not a substitute for breast milk and do not replace a balanced diet. Before using any dietary supplement, please discuss with your healthcare professional. Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a balanced and varied diet or healthy lifestyle. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose. Keep out of reach of children. ●SMA® Xpert ProHydrate must be used under medical supervision. SMA® Xpert ProHydrate is intended for the dietary management of gastroenteritis. It is suitable for infants (0-12 months) and children (1-3 years). If the condition does not improve within 24-48 hours of starting SMA® Xpert ProHydrate, the family doctor should be consulted. SMA® Xpert ProHydrate is not suitable for use as the sole source of nourishment. For Enteral Use Only. Always follow medical advice. For babies, always hold them while feeding and do not leave them unattended as they might choke.