An examination of changes in maternal neuroimmune function during pregnancy and the postpartum period.

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There is strong evidence that the immune system changes dramatically during pregnancy in order to prevent the developing fetus from being "attacked" by the maternal immune system. Due to these alterations in peripheral immune function, many women that suffer from autoimmune disorders actually find significant relief from their symptoms throughout pregnancy… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.bbi.2017.06.016

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