Dog and Cat Baby Allergy

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It has recently been discovered that babies exposed to the allergens of cat and dog fur throughout their mother’s pregnancy and during their first year of life are less likely to develop allergies to these animals as adults.

These are the formative years of a baby’s immune system. Exposure to cats and dogs can prevent allergies from developing by training the immune system to ignore them.

Juggling pet ownership and raising a baby can be difficult at times. Although contact with the animals is not a problem, be sure to keep your baby away from places like litter boxes which could contain dangerous bacteria that will make them sick.