JBI Evid Synth 2021 Mar 31. Epub 2021 Mar 31.
Robinson Research Institute, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia Adelaide Medical School, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia Early Origins of Adult Health Research Group, Health and Biomedical Innovation, UniSA: Clinical and Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide, SA, Australia Mater Medical Research Institute, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.
Objective: The primary objective of this systematic review is to synthesize the best available evidence on the relationship between in utero exposure to maternal asthma and postnatal allergy. Secondary objectives are to investigate the impact of asthma loss of control, asthma exacerbation, and asthma severity during pregnancy on risks of allergy and asthma in progeny.
Introduction: Maternal asthma is a well-known risk factor for childhood asthma, with recent evidence suggesting that children of asthmatic mothers are also at increased risk of allergic diseases. Read More