Snoring and sleep apnoea: how it can be prevented in childhood

Breastfeed Rev. 2006 Jul;14(2):11-4.


Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a very serious health problem in our society today. Medical consequences are significant, health-care costs high and good treatment options limited. The best treatment is prevention. This article addresses the issue.

MeSH terms

  • Breast Feeding
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Sleep Apnea Syndromes / etiology
  • Sleep Apnea Syndromes / prevention & control*
  • Snoring / etiology
  • Snoring / prevention & control*