Study links cesarean delivery to obesity in adulthood

05/12/2011 | Reuters

Data on more than 2,000 Brazilian young adults found that those who were born via cesarean section had a 58% higher risk of being obese in adulthood. The results showed that 15% of the C-section group was obese, compared with 10% of those delivered vaginally. However, the lead investigator said the study did not show causation and more research is needed.

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