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Why do some children get sick more often than other children?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Variables
Infants tend to be well protected from illness in the first 8-12 wks by immunity passed in pregnancy from the mother. As that fades, babies /kids/adults get exposed to a variety of bacteria, viruses, parasites based on lifestyle, hygiene & chance.
Kids that are well rested & fed show their peak resistance to illness.Some are more or less ill based on a combo of genetics & exposures.

In brief: Variables
Infants tend to be well protected from illness in the first 8-12 wks by immunity passed in pregnancy from the mother. As that fades, babies /kids/adults get exposed to a variety of bacteria, viruses, parasites based on lifestyle, hygiene & chance.
Kids that are well rested & fed show their peak resistance to illness.Some are more or less ill based on a combo of genetics & exposures.
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