Mom's bacteria could prevent allergies in kids

November 23, 2016 Elizabeth Meade, MD

When babies are born, they encounter bacteria for the first time as they pass through the womb and into the world. And that’s a good thing, because bacteria from mom could keep kids from getting allergies and asthma. In this video and accompanying article, Elizabeth Meade, M.D., assistant chief of pediatrics at Swedish, explains.

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