Prenatal and postnatal stress and asthma in children: Temporal- and sex-specific associations.

@article{Lee2016PrenatalAP,
  title={Prenatal and postnatal stress and asthma in children: Temporal- and sex-specific associations.},
  author={Alison G. Lee and Yueh-Hsiu Mathilda Chiu and Maria Jos{\'e} Alvarez Rosa and Calvin Jara and Robert Wright and Brent A. Coull and Rosalind J. Wright},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2016},
  volume={138 3},
  pages={740-747.e3}
}
BACKGROUND Temporal- and sex-specific effects of perinatal stress have not been examined for childhood asthma. OBJECTIVES We examined associations between prenatal and/or postnatal stress and children's asthma (n = 765) and effect modification by sex in a prospective cohort study. METHODS Maternal negative life events were ascertained prenatally and… CONTINUE READING