Tagged With "Infants"

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What Causes Asthma in Infants and Toddlers?

AAFA Community Services ·
We still do not know what causes some people to get asthma. If a child has a family history of asthma or allergies, a specific allergy or had a mother who smoked during pregnancy, they have a higher chance of getting asthma early in life. A respiratory virus, an illness that occurs in the lungs, is one of the most common causes of asthma symptoms in children 5 years old and younger. Although both adults and children experience respiratory infections, children have more of them. Some...
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New Research May Change How We Introduce Foods to Infants to Prevent Food Allergy

AAFA Community Services ·
New studies about how to prevent food allergy – particularly peanut allergy – are leading to a revision in federal health guidelines for doctors and families.
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Can You Prevent Allergies by Sucking on Your Baby’s Pacifier to Clean It?

AAFA Community Services ·
If the thought of sucking your baby’s pacifier to clean it and then popping it in your baby’s mouth grosses you out, think again. New research being presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting suggests a link between parental sucking on a pacifier and a lower allergic response among young children.
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Re: Can You Prevent Allergies by Sucking on Your Baby’s Pacifier to Clean It?

LindaL ·
What does this have to do with our post on dogs? Please don't send these off subject e-mails. On Fri, Nov 16, 2018, 5:04 PM Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America < support@aafa.org wrote:
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