Maternal pregnancy weight gain and cord blood iron status are associated with eosinophilia in infancy

Abstract

Objective:Allergic disease is multifactorial in origin. Because iron nutrition affects immune responses and maternal pregnancy weight gain impairs fetal iron delivery while increasing fetal demands for growth, the study examined maternal pregnancy weight gain, newborn iron status and an index of atopic disease, infant eosinophilia.Study Design:Within a… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/jp.2015.21

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