WITHDRAWN: Maternal antigen avoidance during lactation for preventing atopic eczema in infants.Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2007; (4):CD000131CD
To assess the effects of prescribing an antigen avoidance diet to lactating mothers of infants with atopic eczema on the severity of the eczema.
The register of clinical trials maintained and updated by the Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group. Date of last search: October 2001.
All acceptably controlled comparisons of maternal antigen avoidance prescribed to lactating mothers of infants with atopic eczema, regardless of the degree of antigen avoidance (number of foods eliminated from the diet) or its duration.
DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS
Data were extracted by the author from published reports, and supplemented by additional information from trialists contacted by the author.
One trial involving 17 women was included. Based on this single small trial, maternal antigen avoidance was associated with a nonsignificant reduction in eczema severity.