C-section babies could become overweight adults

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Children born by caesarean section may be more likely to become overweight or obese in adulthood, according to a new review of evidence, reports [s]The Independent[/s]. The odds of being overweight or obese were 26% higher for adults who had been born by caesarean, researchers from [b]Imperial College London[/b] said, following an analysis of data from 15 studies with more than 38,000 participants. Previous studies have also suggested a link between caesarean sections and an increased likelihood of diabetes later in life, although the reasons for the link are not fully understood.
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