When Pregnant Moms Catch Colds More, it Could Hurt their Kids
by Deirdre Blake
posted Feb 21 2014 9:55AM
Results of new research of more than 500 expectant Moms and then their kids means there is more reason for them to avoid getting sick.
The study in this month's issue of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology says if a mother catches more common colds, other infections and is exposed to bacteria during pregnancy, it will increase her baby's risk of developing allergies and asthma in childhood.