Food and Wheeze Allergies in Children Born through Cesarean Section.
A new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology examined whether Cesarean delivery (CD) increased the risk of wheeze or food allergy in early childhood compared to vaginal delivery and if these associations were mediated by breastfeeding. This study included the Upstate KIDS cohort (2008- 2010) of mothers and infants. Infant’s wheeze and food allergies was recorded by questionnaire every 4- 6 months until 3 years, beginning at 8 months of age.
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