Posts Tagged ‘Cesarean section’

Cesarean Birth: Another Myth of Obesity Falls

June 3, 2017 — “With a cesarean section, the path to obesity may begin at birth,” said the LA Times last year. The Harvard School of Public Health says “cesarean delivery may lead to increased risk of obesity among offspring.” The warnings of this link are abundant. But, they are not holding up to close scrutiny. A new study in […]

Antibiotics, C-Sections, and Childhood Obesity

November 21, 2014 — Two more studies this week suggest that early life experiences — even before birth — may well shape a child’s risk for obesity. Antibiotics, C-sections, and childhood obesity appear to be linked. In a study published by the International Journal of Obesity, researchers from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health found that antibiotics in […]