The prevalence of childhood atopic disorders has risen dramatically in the last decades of the past century. Risk factors for the development of these disorders have been studied extensively. This review focuses on the role of early life risk factors such as pre-natal development, perinatal circumstances, birth order and childhood vaccinations.

dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2222.2006.02518.x, hdl.handle.net/1765/59605
Clinical and Experimental Allergy
Department of Pediatrics

Bernsen, R.M.D, van der Wouden, J.C, Nagelkerke, N.J.D, & de Jongste, J.C. (2006). Early life circumstances and atopic disorders in childhood. Clinical and Experimental Allergy (Vol. 36, pp. 858–865). doi:10.1111/j.1365-2222.2006.02518.x