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Caesarean Sections Associated with Risk of Asthma, Norwegian Institute of Public Health Study Finds


6/19/2008 8:19:35 AM

Norwegian Institute of Public Health -- Babies born by Caesarean section have a 50 % increased risk of developing asthma compared to babies born naturally. Emergency Caesarean sections increase the risk even further. This is shown in a new study based on data from 1.7 million births registered at the Medical Birth Registry at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.

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