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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the answers to the questions we get all the time! Still have a question? Get in touch with us!


What are prebiotics?

Prebiotics are types of dietary fiber that feed the friendly bacteria in the gut.

What’s the difference between prebiotics and probiotics?

Both prebiotics and probiotics are important for human health. Probiotics are the beneficial bacteria, and prebiotics are food for these beneficial bacteria.

Where can I read more on the science of Begin’s Growing up Prebiotics?

Begin Growing up Prebiotics are made using two well studied ingredients Prebilac® 2’FL(2'-Fucosyllactose) Human Milk Oligosaccharide from BASF and Fructooligosaccharide from chicory root inulin.

These ingredients are supported by findings in clinical intervention studies, are well tolerated, and considered within the range of demonstrated safety.

2’- Fucosyllactose Human Milk Oligosaccharide [1] [2] [3]

Fructooligosaccharide from ORAFTI chicory root inulin [1] [2]

Uses & Benefits

What is the daily recommended amount to be used?

As a prebiotic supplement for toddlers ages 1yr to 3yrs, we recommend one (1) packet daily. For kids ages 4yrs and up, we recommend up to two (2) packets daily given separately. During the introductory period, some toddlers and kids may experience small amounts of gas or bloating. We recommend starting with half a packet and gradually reaching the recommended amount over several days.

How much water or liquid should be consumed per packet?

It is important to keep well hydrated when taking Begin Growing up Prebiotics.

We recommend mixing the contents of one (1) packet into at least 4-6 oz. of fluid such as milk, water or a preferred drink; prebiotic powder may also be easily mixed with yogurt and other foods as part of a snack or meal.

Can my kid take a prebiotic if they are already taking probiotics?

Yes a toddler or kid may take a prebiotic if they are already taking a probiotic. Always consult your pediatrician if you have questions.

When is the best time to take prebiotics?

Prebiotics can be taken at any time! We recommend forming a daily routine to help you remember to incorporate prebiotics into your toddler or kids’ day.

Products Details

What are the ingredients?

Begin Growing up Prebiotics are made with just two ingredients: 2’-FL Human Milk Oligosaccharides and Oligofructose chicory root inulin.

Is it vegan?

Begin Growing up Prebiotics are not considered vegan at this time.

Does this product contain milk?

Begin Growing up Prebiotics contains milk.

Is this product allergen free?

This product contains the allergen: milk

Where is it made?

Begin Growing up Prebiotics are blended and packaged in the U.S.A.

Is this product third party tested?

Every batch of Begin Growing up Prebiotics is third party tested.

Is this product certified non-gmo?

This product is not certified non-gmo.

Is this classified as a supplement?

Begin Growing up Prebiotics is a dietary supplement designed for toddlers and kids ages 1+ and up.

What is the best way to store this product?

Begin Growing up Prebiotics can be stored at room temperature in a dry place.


What is your refund policy?

Your satisfaction is guaranteed. We will refund all orders that do not meet your needs.

Where can I buy this product?

Begin Growing up Prebiotics can be purchased online.

Do you ship outside the U.S.A.?

We are only shipping within the U.S.A. right now unless a special circumstances is identified and you contact us at