Asthma could delay pregnancy, study finds

11/15/2013 | HealthDay News

Women with asthma had a higher likelihood of experiencing delayed pregnancy than non-asthmatic women, but they ultimately had the same average number of children as those without the respiratory condition, according to a study of more than 15,200 female twins in Denmark. Among women with asthma, the delay in pregnancy was considerably longer in those not receiving asthma treatments compared with those who received treatment. The findings appear in the European Respiratory Journal.

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