Breastfeeding and perinatal exposure, and the risk of asthma and allergies.

@article{Lodge2016BreastfeedingAP,
  title={Breastfeeding and perinatal exposure, and the risk of asthma and allergies.},
  author={Caroline J Lodge and Shyamali C Dharmage},
  journal={Current opinion in allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2016},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={
          231-6
        }
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Exposures during the perinatal period, a phase of rapid development, may have a profound and sustained effect on disease risk. In particular, perinatal exposures may influence the development and maturation of the infant immune system and the risk of allergic disease. We aimed to summarize the current literature on perinatal exposures and the risk of asthma and allergic disease RECENT FINDINGS Increased risk of offspring wheeze or asthma was found for: maternal obesity and… CONTINUE READING
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