Meconium in amniotic fluid may be a protective factor for childhood wheezing

Meconium in amniotic fluid may be a protective factor for childhood wheezing

A study conducted in Japan and published in European Journal of Pediatrics revealed a decreased incidence of infant wheezing among babies born to women with meconium-stained amniotic fluid (LAM) at term births. The article describes that, through still unknown mechanisms, LAM was associated with a decrease in the incidence of wheezing in offspring up to …

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