Pets can boost a baby's health

July 31, 2012

Heather Warlick: A new study shows that babies can benefit from living with dogs  or cats.

Animal lovers know that their beloved pets make them feel better. Just  petting an animal has been shown to calm people and lower their blood  pressure.
New research shows that even babies' health can benefit from living in the  same home with pets.
A new study published last week in Pediatrics, a medical journal, states that  children who live in households with pets during the first five years of life  tend to get sick less often than kids from pet-free households. Read the rest!





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