The risk of being obese as a young adult was not higher among babies born via cesarean delivery than babies born vaginally, Australian researchers reported in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology. Among C-section babies, 22% became overweight as young adults, while approximately 12% became obese. "Just because you ended up with a C-section, you're not damning your child to a life of obesity," said Dr. Loralei Thornburg of the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York.

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