How This One Pregnancy Craving Could Be Causing Your Kid’s Allergies

As a kid, I loved to eat Swiss rolls. I would go through boxes of those sweet chocolate-and-cream snacks. For a long time, though, I didn’t touch those devilish treats because of dietary changes I made. Then I became pregnant and I wanted Swiss rolls all the time. (All. The. Time.) My fiancé made many late bodega runs. But I may have to repent for that sweet tooth later on. New research claims that all those sweets during pregnancy may be what causes kid’s allergies.

According to CNN, a study published Wednesday in the European Respiratory Journal found a link between high-sugar food intake during pregnancy and an increased risk of allergies and allergic asthma among children. Researchers from Queen Mary University of London analyzed health data from nearly 9,000 mother-child participants in Britain’s Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents, focusing on current doctor-diagnosed asthma, wheezing, hay fever, eczema, hyperallergic tendencies, immunoglobulin E antibodies, and lung function in kids 7 to…

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