Maternal complications and procedures in pregnancy and at birth and wheezing phenotypes in children.

@article{Rusconi2007MaternalCA,
  title={Maternal complications and procedures in pregnancy and at birth and wheezing phenotypes in children.},
  author={Franca Rusconi and Claudia Galassi and Francesco Forastiere and Marta Bellasio and Manuela De Sario and Giovannino Ciccone and Luigia Maria Brunetti and Elisabetta Chellini and Giuseppe Maria Corbo and Stefania La Grutta and Enrico Lombardi and Silvano Piffer and Fiorella Talassi and Annibale Biggeri and N. R. L. Pearce},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={175 1},
  pages={16-21}
}
RATIONALE There is increasing interest in the potential influence of fetal and early life conditions on childhood wheezing. OBJECTIVES To investigate the associations between maternal complications and procedures in pregnancy and at birth and the risk of various wheezing phenotypes in young children. METHODS We studied 15,609 children, aged 6-7 yr, enrolled in a population-based study. Standardized questionnaires were completed by the children's mothers. RESULTS Of the children, 9.5% (1… CONTINUE READING
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