Pets Alter Infants' Microbiota to Lower Risk of Allergies, Obesity

Pets Alter Infants’ Microbiota to Lower Risk of Allergies, Obesity

New research highlights the benefits of having pets around the house during childhood, after finding that early-life exposure to furry animals may reduce the risk of developing allergies and obesity. New research suggests that early life pet exposure could lower the risk of allergies and obesity. Led by researchers from the University of Alberta in… Continue reading Pets Alter Infants’ Microbiota to Lower Risk of Allergies, Obesity

Bed-Sharing with Baby: the Risks and Benefits

Bed-Sharing with Baby: the Risks and Benefits

A question to all you parents out there: would you share your bed with your infant? This question is likely to encourage a diverse range of answers, as it is certainly a controversial topic. Some studies say bed-sharing with a baby is beneficial, while others have linked the practice to serious health risks. So, what… Continue reading Bed-Sharing with Baby: the Risks and Benefits