Spring-time Allergies in Children

According to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, seasonal allergies affect more than 35 million Americans. So why should your little peanut be any different? How can you and baby survive another few months of runny noses due to hay fever and enjoy the outdoors?

  • Keep windows closed in the car and home to avoid exposure to pollens
  • Limit outdoor activities when pollen counts are highest (early morning for springtime tree pollens, afternoon and early evening for summer grasses, and in the middle of the day for ragweed in the fall).

Be sure to check out other ideas for keeping allergies at bay in our Spring Issue of Around The Block - Baby Safety Zone's informative parent magazine. Also in this issue, you will find a variety of helpful guidelines and safety tips to ensure your child stays safe this spring. Learn how to keep your little ones in those car seat and stroller straps in our Ask The Experts column and helpful hints on preventing furniture tip over.

Happy Parenting!