Asthma management during pregnancy: how long before we can all breathe a little easier?

Luke E. Grzeskowiak, Vicki L. Clifton
2015 Journal of Asthma  
An urgent need exists for further investigation into the development of evidence-based approaches for improving asthma management during pregnancy and subsequent perinatal outcomes. Asthma is one of the most prevalent chronic medical conditions reported during pregnancy, with a prevalence between 8-13% worldwide [1] . Maternal asthma is associated with significant perinatal morbidity and mortality, with increased risk of low birth weight (RR 1.46; 95%CI 1.22-1.75), small-for-gestational
doi:10.3109/02770903.2015.1040494 pmid:26374498 fatcat:yveds4dwnfah3nvglb26aflhoy