TABLE B-1e Studies on Allergies: Effects on Infants and Children of Mothers Who Increase Seafood and/or Omega-3 Fatty Acid Intake


Study Type



Timing of Exposure

Denburg et al., 2005

Randomized Controlled Trial

Pregnant women (n=83)

Booked for delivery at St. John of God Hospital

Subiaco, Western Australia

With confirmed allergy

No smoking, other medical problems, complicated pregnancies, seafood allergy; normal dietary intake did not exceed two meals of fish per week

Fish-oil supplement

20 weeks of pregnancy until delivery

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