Cesarean Section is Associated with Increased Risk for Overweight and Obesity in Grade Six Children
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.
New Orleans, LA
Wang, Liang; Alamian, Arsham; Southerland, Jodi L.; Wang, Kesheng; Anderson, J. L.; and Stevens, Marc. 2013. Cesarean Section is Associated with Increased Risk for Overweight and Obesity in Grade Six Children. Poster presentation. American Heart Association Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, Physical activity and Metabolism 2013 Scientific Sessions, New Orleans, LA.