Children born via c-section gain more weight than those born naturally, study finds

Babies born via c-section are more likely to become obese than those born naturally, a study has revealed.

Research from New York University found that mice born via a c-section are more likely to have an unbalanced amount of good and bad bacteria in their stomachs, which puts them at risk for gaining too much weight.

The research team said that c-sections, while critical in about 15 percent of births, are widely overused, citing that 50 percent of births in Brazil, Iran and the Dominican Republic are performed via the operation.

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