I envision a future where parents allow their children (in a reasonable and knowingly safe manner) to get 'dirty' from time to time and embrace the more 'wild' style of living as opposed to having to strictly monitor and control exposure to natural elements.
Knowing that the latter lifestyle would result in weaker immunity, more allergies as discussed in class; there is the additional factor that there are more interventions/ waste production from humans harmful to the environment (i.e., packaging bananas in individual wrappers for the purpose of preventing contamination, using an excessive amount of pesticides in agriculture to meet the expectation of what cleanliness has become in the last few decades, or throwing away excessive/ wasteful amounts of a produce on sight of a bruise marking).
The main interventions of this topic would revolve around changing existing perceptions or practices. For example parents that ban pets in their household with the logic that they are dirty, or throw away whole plates of untouched food for the fact that a harmless insect/ morsel of dirt landed on it, or throwing away foods based on ‘best before dates’ could maybe benefit from having conversations and guidance from doctors or public health officiators to change the way of living for the mutual benefit of living and our environment. In the same vein, it would be helpful for doctors to have a protocol to have this flora/ microbiome conversation with new parents such that decisions made later in life are educated ( keeping in mind that there is still the freedom to decide personal preferences).