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Babies Born Via C-Section Face Some Seriously Scary Health Risks

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About a third of pregnant women in America give birth via C-section. But a new study might make expecting moms who elect to go under the knife think twice. CBS News reports that the study, published in theBritish Medical Journal, shows that babies delivered by cesarean section have higher risks of chronic diseases later in life.

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Researchers from New York University in New York City and Peking University in Beijing, China, analyzed studies about C-sections and found 20 studies that showed a link to type 1 diabetes, 23 studies that showed a link to asthma, and nine that found a link to obesity. Many of the studies they analyzed didn't have enough information to link that increased risk to genetics; after all, an obese mom might be more likely to have an obese child whether delivered vaginally or by C-section.

It's still unclear what causes the link, but the researchers say it might come down to gut bacteria, which affects your immune system and how you process food. Babies born vaginally get exposed to their mothers' vaginal and fecal bacteria, while babies born via C-section miss out.

The researchers say they hope these risks are apparent to expecting moms who opt for C-sections. Though sometimes the procedure can be unavoidable due to the health of mother and child, some pregnant women elect for a C-section for personal reasons; for example, a full fifth of births are by elective C-section in China. Of course, there are risks also involved with vaginal births, but the risks of cesareans are less publicized.

"It is clear that cesarean-born children have worse health, but further research is needed to establish whether it is the cesarean that causes disease, or whether other factors are at play," co-author Dr.






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