respiratory
Asthma

Act early to prevent worsening asthma in pregnancy

Current and past asthma control and severity can predict future asthma exacerbations during pregnancy, emphasising the importance of optimal asthma management in young women. In a study of 1,461 women from three asthma in pregnancy cohorts conducted in 2004-2006 and 2007-2010, 9.2% of women experienced an asthma exacerbation defined as worsening of asthma requiring hospitalisation, ...

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