Your Baby's 16th Week of Life

Fact of the Week

Nearly five million children under the age of 18 in the United States have asthma, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. It tends to run in families. To help prevent asthma and allergies, they suggest:

  • Introducing solids after six months of age
  • Limiting exposure of indoor pets early in life
  • Eliminating smoke from the home
  • Avoiding day care for very young children
  • Using protective covers on bedding to control mites
  • Asthma: Causes and treatment

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