Table of Contents

pt. 1. The basic science.
pt. 2. Specific strategies.
pt. 3. Specific factors.
pt. 4. Safety testing. ""Strategies for Protecting Your Child's Immune System"" is the first book to focus on prevention of environmental damage to the immune system of embryos, babies and older children. It provides expecting and existing parents, their families and physicians with science-based information to protect and proactively manage their child's immune system. Environmental exposures (pollutants, allergens, drugs, diet, physical factors) in the home, school and community can damage the developing immune system and increase the risk of lifelong chronic diseases such as allergies, asthma, type 1 diabetes, ce