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But you’ll want to read the fine print.

It’s been years of do-they-or-don’t-they, but a new AAP review of colic-related studies says probiotics probably do reduce crying and fussiness in babies. But before you start to medicate, there’s a few things you should know about the findings.

First of all, this analysis is focusing on the use of one probiotic in particular: lactobacillus reuteri. Second, because only one of the four studies that the AAP reviewed involved formula-fed babies, the potential effectiveness only applies to breastfed babies. With that in mind, here’s what researchers found.

Colic—defined as unexplained crying for more than three hours a day, more than three days a…

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