Children born by c-section far more likely to be obese by aged five, major study suggests
Researchers from the University of Edinburgh reviewed data from 80 studies and trials which jointly looked at 29 million births.
They found that the risk of obesity for under fives jumped by 59 per cent if they had been delivered through a c-section. The youngsters were also 21 per cent more likely to develop asthma by the age of 12.
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