The development of egg allergy is unaffected by maternal egg intake during neonatal period

Clinical Question

Does maternal egg intake during the early neonatal period affect the infant's risk of developing an egg allergy?

Bottom line

This study found no effect of maternal egg consumption during the first 5 days after delivery on the development of egg allergy in breastfed infants at age 12 months. 1b

Study design: Randomized controlled trial (single-blinded)

Funding: Foundation

Setting: Inpatient (any location) with outpatient follow-up


David C. Slawson, MD
Professor and Vice Chair of Family Medicine for Education and Scholarship
Atrium Health
Professor of Family Medicine, UNC Chapel Hill
Charlotte, NC

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Egg allergy not affe4cted my maternal ess consumption durin

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Arup Kumar Dhara

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egg allergy

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