Review Article
Volume 8 Issue 4 - 2021
Maternal Prenatal, Perinatal and Postnatal Well-Being May Predict Risk of Celiac Disease
Disha Sharma1, Moni Kumari1,2, Ranjit Singh2, Shifali Gupta3, Parveen Bansal4 and Malika Arora1*
1Multidisciplinary Research Unit, Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab, India
2Adarsh Vijendra Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Saharanpur, UP, India
3Department of Pediatrics, Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab, India
4University Centre of Excellence in Research, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, Punjab, India
*Corresponding Author: Malika Arora, Multidisciplinary Research Unit, Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab, India.
Received: February 16, 2021; Published: March 18, 2021


Maternal wellbeing and history of abuse is associated with various risk factors. Children at high risk of various diseases may be benefitted from early identification and intervention. Maternal prenatal, perinatal and postnatal, factors are responsible for number of diseases and celiac disease is one of them. Celiac disease being genetic in nature is highly associated with health of the mother before birth, during delivery and after birth. Maternal eating habits, medicines used during pregnancy, microbiota, during pregnancy, age of gluten introduction in diet, mode of delivery, breast feeding, etc. are the major factors that affect the infant wellbeing in its neonatal stage and early childhood as well. These factors and their positive/negative association may be taken into consideration to design early intervention strategies for better well-being of child and mother, social benefit as well as to decrease the disease burden and economic gain. Hence keeping the above said points in mind, this manuscript has been compiled to critically discuss various prenatal, perinatal and postnatal factors and their association with risk of celiac disease development.


Keywords: Breast Feed; Celiac Disease; Prenatal Factors


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Citation: Malika Arora., et al. “Maternal Prenatal, Perinatal and Postnatal Well-Being May Predict Risk of Celiac Disease”. EC Gastroenterology and Digestive System 8.4 (2021): 76-88.

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