For almost one in five Australian children, eczema, asthma, hay fever and food allergies are constant anxieties, sometimes with devastating consequences. And allergy cases are booming - the numbers are rising year on year. But what if there was a way to prevent allergies in the first place? What if simple lifestyle changes in the critical first 1000 days could change your baby's life?
Leading gastroenterologist Dr Vincent Ho has taken a deep dive into the exploding medical field of gut health and explains that from conception to birth, and from breastfeeding to the introduction of solid foods, small steps go a long way in preventing allergies and fortifying your baby's immune system. Dr Ho cuts through the scientific jargon to provide strategies for allergy management and treatment, and sensible advice for strengthening kids' gut health for the long term.
Practical, easy-to-follow and utterly eye-opening, The Healthy Baby Gut Guide is essential reading for every parent and parent-to-be.