Immune Regulation in Pregnancy: A Matter of Perspective?

@article{Bonney2016ImmuneRI,
  title={Immune Regulation in Pregnancy: A Matter of Perspective?},
  author={Elizabeth A Bonney},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America},
  year={2016},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={
          679-698
        }
}
The maternal immune system is complex and governed by multiple hormonal and metabolic factors, including those provided to the mother via the fetus. Understanding of the balance between maternal tolerance and protection of the fetus may require thinking from multiple theoretical approaches to the general problem of immune activation and tolerance. This article provides a brief review of the immune system, with aspects relevant to pregnancy. The references include reviews that expand on the… CONTINUE READING
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