Allergies in Children

Will having a cat in the house put my baby at risk?

In an article from "Scientfic American" (June 2011), it was reported that, "Infant Exposure to Pets May Lower Risk of Later Allergies". Katherine Harmon reported that having pets in the house during a baby's first year was associated with a lower risk of allergies through the child's teens. Read the article by clicking on the above link.