New Study Finds C-Sections Increase Babies Asthma Risk

Thirty percent of all births in the U.S. are through C-sections even though the rates may be higher depending on your locality. A new study has found that babies that are born through C-sections have a high risk for asthma after following 300,000 people over a period of 20 years after being born through C-section.

Dr. Chandra Adams from the Full Circle Women’s Care believes a 30 percent C-section rate is unnecessary and that doctors bear some responsibility. The risk of surgery such as a high risk of infection and bleeding may pose complications in future pregnancies. However, the greatest danger is perhaps that posed to the child.

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