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Cesarean Births Do Not Lead To Higher Obesity Risk 

Children born via cesarean delivery are no heavier than their vaginally born peers at 5 and 13 years old, according to new study findings. The research, published in Pediatrics , did find a difference in children's weights at 6 months old, but it disappeared by 1 year old and never returned.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears
It is the maternal diet that can leave epigenetic marks and the post natal diet of the child that determines the development of microbial environment of the gut that will have the greatest impact on future obesity of the child.

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