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dirty up babies and improve health
This product would consist of various bacterial cultures
to be introduced to babies and young children at various
The newborn version would have initial cultures for gut
bacteria and innate immune response. After a month a
different culture would be introduced containing
which breast milk has helped immunize
the baby. Three months later a new one. Two years later
the idea is to initialize digestion and immunity without
parents having to feel bad about their babies playing in
rather redundant with
[FlyingToaster, Apr 22 2014, last modified Apr 24 2014]
Perfect poop pill
My first posted idea. Ah, the halcyon days of youth. [bungston, Apr 22 2014]
Bacterial body spray
[Voice, Feb 15 2017]
||Why not just put the babies in the dirt and tell the parents to get over it and stop behaving like spoilt Americans?
||That's what we're doing for our child. We sweep, dust,
mop, and call it good. We use antibacterial sanitizer for
things that really should be sanitized, such as where the
cat's been (in the British vernacular), but we leave a bit of
grime and a few allergens scattered around. Now that the
weather is turning less white we are going outside, and
when he is self-mobile I plan to encourage my child to eat
dirt and expose himself to all kinds of things, avoiding only
the spots where the dogs have been.
||Nine months on and we have the healthiest child possible.
||With the advent of fecal transplants, this idea is even more germane. <ahem>
||+ for the idea name. I'm sure you can come up with a more entertaining idea to go with it though!
||Excellent idea name, and what [DrBob] said
||Aren't humans programmed to do this automatically?
Sticking things in their mouths, rolling around on the
ground and the like?
||[+] for anything which counters the dangerously simplistic idea that "bacteria = diseases = bad".