Children don’’t ‘grow into asthma’ if maternal asthma is well managed with ICS

Children whose mothers have asthma are 50% less likely to develop asthma themselves if their mother’s asthma is well controlled with inhaled steroids in pregnancy, an Australian study has shown. The findings come from a long term follow up study of children whose mothers had their asthma treatment in pregnancy guided by a treatment algorithm ...

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