2/1/2012

Although children born by Cesarean section were more likely to be overweight than vaginally born children, the link between C-section deliveries and obesity disappeared after taking into account factors such as mother's weight and height, family income and education, a Brazilian study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found. Researchers noted that C-section children had obesity rates between 9% and 16% compared with 7% to 10% among children born vaginally.

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