Caesarian Births Linked To Increased Risk Of Childhood Obesity, Imperial College London Study
2/28/2014 7:20:19 AM
While a caesarian section may be a life-saving operation for a mother, the artificial mode of birthing could increase the risk of the child becoming overweight later in life. According to a new study from the Imperial College London and published in the journal PLOS ONE, the chance of being overweight or obese increases 26 percent for a child when it is born by caesarean section compared to vaginal delivery.
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