Study ties stressful birth to behavioral problems in children

11/3/2010 | Reuters

A Chinese study found that children born by assisted vaginal delivery using forceps or vacuum extraction were more likely to exhibit aggression and other behavioral problems compared with those delivered by cesarean section. Researchers said the behavioral problems might be associated with an elevated level of the stress hormone cortisol during birth, but further research is needed to verify the link.

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