Are babies that are born by caesarean section at a disadvantage when it comes to future health risks? And can doctors do anything about it?
A new study in Nature Medicine aims to answer those two questions.
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An earlier version of this story said the study was published in the journal Nature Health. It appears in Nature Medicine.
Previous research has shown a correlation (though not causation) between people who were born via C-section and an increased risk of obesity, asthma, allergies and autism.