Coming to Harrogate this year, multi award-winning Swedish probiotics specialists, BioGaia, will be introducing its ranges of daily dose probiotics suitable for infants and children at its first ever UK baby sector event.

Having launched its own UK distribution just over a year ago, BioGaia, has seen a rapid increase in the popularity of its products here, resulting in the brand celebrating a number of awards and accolades.

The company has been at the forefront of microbiome research for more than 30 years and has dedicated over 200,000 hours to researching probiotics – living microorganisms that help maintain balance in everyone’s gut microbiome.

These rigorous tests and trials have proven that BioGaia’s patented bacteria strain L reuteri DSM 17938,  available in every BioGaia’s daily dose tablets and baby drops, are able to safely regulate microbiomes to help maintain a healthy balance of gut bacteria.

Exclusively launching at Harrogate 2023:

BioGaia Pharax Kids with Vitamin D 

These specially formulated, daily dose, probiotic food supplement contain a unique blend of two patented probiotic bacteria strains L. reuteriDSM 17938, L. reuteri ATCC PTA 5289 and vitamin D, which target your child’s throat and immune system and is suitable for children from 6 months. 

1 x 5ml bottle contains liquid drops for 10 drops a day for 10 days. 

£19.99 one time purchase or £17.99 by online subscription

Easy to administer, BioGaia Pharax drops can be added to breast milk, formula, or food.

Other ranges at Harrogate will include BioGaia Baby Drops for infants and Protectis daily dose tablets with added Vitamin D for children over 3 years.

Protectis Baby Drops

BioGaia Baby Drops help restore the natural balance of bacteria in the gut. The gut is home to trillions of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, and fungi. While some of these microorganisms are harmful, others are beneficial and play an essential role in supporting a healthy immune system and digestive function.

  • Suitable from birth. Just 5 drops per day can help to regulate the gastro-intestinal functions of babies and toddlers. Clinical trials have proven that these drops can help to reduce regurgitations and regulate baby’s bowel movements.
  • RRP £16.49 (5ml) RRP with Vitamin D £25.99
  • Increases bowel movements. BioGaia’s baby drops encourage a healthier number of bowel movements for little guts
  • Free from additives, while the packaging is designed to keep the drops fresh and effective
  • Reduces regurgitations. Baby’s tummies are sensitive – these drops help food and drink go down easily
Protectis Tablets for Kids

Follow-on tabs from baby drops and suitable from 3 years old. Help you continue to support your child’s health journey and contains the recommended intake of vitamin D for babies and children respectively. Proven to help maintain both digestive health and normal function of the immune system.

The range comes in chewable strawberry flavour and are safe for pregnant and breastfeeding mums.

Protectis Tablets for Kids – 30 pack RRP £16.49

All available by subscription and online at, and at independent pharmacies and retailers nationwide.

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Protectis Tablets D+ – suitable from 3 years old to adulthood. These chewable tablets contain the bacteria strain L reuteri DSM 17938, to keep the microbiome healthy and balanced.

BioGaia’s Protectis Tablets have been clinically proven to:

  • Maintain digestive health. Even in older children, sometimes food needs a little encouragement to go down.
  • Increase bowel movements. These tablets help children and adults have healthy, regular bowel movements
  • Ease abdominal pain. Looking after your    microbiome can help tackle problems like pain in your abdomen.

Protectis Tabs are available with additional vitamin D, which also helps the immune system. They contain the recommended intake of vitamin D for babies and children respectively and are proven to help maintain both digestive health and normal function of the immune system. The range is safe for pregnant and breastfeeding mums. 

Protectis Tablets D+ – 30 pack RRP £17.49


All BioGaia’s ranges contain the patented lactic acid bacterium L. reuteri DSM 17938***, clinically proven to reach the gut alive and offering a range of benefits, including reducing crying time in both breastfed and formula fed infants.

Listed in the updated Practice Guideline on Probiotics and Prebiotics published by The World Gastroenterology Organisation in 2023, BioGaia’s patented strain is associated with graded evidence for gastrointestinal benefits for adults and children. Practice Guideline on Probiotics and Prebiotics.

*Note especially updated Tables 8 and 9. This update was chaired by Prof. Francisco Guarner and co-chaired by world-leading probiotics scientist, Dr. Mary Ellen Sanders and leading authority on paediatric gastroenterology, Prof. Hania Szajewska.

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