B Vitamins in Pregnancy Not Tied to Baby's Asthma, Maastricht University Medical Center Study

Published: Jun 23, 2011

Taking folic acid during pregnancy doesn't seem to raise the baby's risk of getting asthma, according to a Dutch study that eases earlier concerns. In 2009, two research teams reported that folic acid, a B vitamin recommended during pregnancy, might be linked to allergic diseases like asthma or wheezing in the kid.

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