Title

Cesarean Section is Associated with Increased Risk for Overweight and Obesity in Grade Six Children

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

3-19-2013

Date Range

03/19/2013-03/22/2013

Description

Excerpt: In conclusion, C-section was associated with an increased risk of overweight and obesity in children in grade six, and the relationship varied by sex. Additional longitudinal studies are warranted to examine the long-term effects of delivery mode on the risk of childhood overweight and obesity.

Full abstract available through Circulation (2013) Vol. 127, Suppl. 12: AP289.

Location

New Orleans, LA

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