Study Findings on Baby Swim and Health Problems Link

Based on the results of five studies, children with a family history of atopy should avoid swimming before the age of 1 because it increases the risk of wheezing, respiratory tract infections, and bronchiolitis. On the contrary, children without a family history of atopy do not have an increased risk of these symptoms and disease if they swim before the age of 1.

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References:

1: "Baby Swimming Increases The Risk Of Recurrent Respiratory Tract Infections And Otitis Media," Acta Paediatrica, 2003, by W Nystad, F Nj, P Magnus, P Nafstad. (Citations: 42).

Aim: To estimate the association between baby swimming and recurrent respiratory tract infections and otitis media in the first year of life in children of parents without and with atopy. Methods: Norwegian schoolchildren (n= 2862) was enrolled in a cross-sectional study of ...


2: "Baby Swimming And Respiratory Health," Acta, 2008, by W Nystad, SE Hberg, SJ London, P Nafstad. (Citations: 30).

Aim: To estimate the effect of baby swimming in the first 6 months of life on respiratory diseases from 6 to 18 months. Methods: We used data from The Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa) conducted by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health in ...


3: "Swimming Pool Attendance, Respiratory Symptoms And Infections In The First Year Of Life," European journal of Pediatrics, 2013, by L Font-Ribera, CM Villanueva, F Ballester. (Citations: 5).

Abstract We evaluated the relationship between indoor and outdoor swimming pool attendance and respiratory symptoms and infections during the first year of life. A population-based motherchild cohort study was conducted in four Spanish areas (INMA project). ...


References:

1: "Association Between Infant Swimming And Rhinovirusinduced Wheezing," Acta, 2014, by L SchuezHavupalo, S Karppinen, L Toivonen. (Citations: ).

Aim Infant swimming has been considered as a risk factor for wheezing, but the role that respiratory viruses play is unclear. We explored the effects of infant swimming on the risk of all wheezing illnesses and wheezing associated with rhinoviruses. Methods We followed ...


2: "Baby Swimming Increases The Risk Of Recurrent Respiratory Tract Infections And Otitis Media," Acta Paediatrica, 2003, by W Nystad, F Nj, P Magnus, P Nafstad. (Citations: 42).

Aim: To estimate the association between baby swimming and recurrent respiratory tract infections and otitis media in the first year of life in children of parents without and with atopy. Methods: Norwegian schoolchildren (n= 2862) was enrolled in a cross-sectional study of ...


3: "Baby Swimming And Respiratory Health," Acta, 2008, by W Nystad, SE Hberg, SJ London, P Nafstad. (Citations: 30).

Aim: To estimate the effect of baby swimming in the first 6 months of life on respiratory diseases from 6 to 18 months. Methods: We used data from The Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa) conducted by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health in ...



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