Timing of infant feeding in relation to childhood asthma and allergic diseases

Bright I Nwaru, Hanna-Mari Takkinen, Onni Niemelä, Minna Kaila, Maijaliisa Erkkola, Suvi Ahonen, Anna-Maija Haapala, Michael G Kenward, Juha Pekkanen, Riitta Lahesmaa, Juha Kere, Olli Simell, Riitta Veijola, Jorma Ilonen, Heikki Hyöty, Mikael Knip, Suvi M Virtanen

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Abstract

Emerging evidence questions current recommendations on the timing of infant feeding for the prevention of childhood allergies. The evidence for asthma is inconclusive.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)78-86
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Volume131
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2013

Keywords

  • Asthma
  • Breast Feeding
  • Child, Preschool
  • Diet
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Male
  • Questionnaires
  • Time Factors

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