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Put on your thinking cap, please: How can a cesarean birth cause epigenetic changes in DNA?

Catchy headline, sensational picture, and a big question of confusion on my brow: why should cesarian delivery be responsible for changes in genetic expression in the baby's DNA? To be clear: the scientists claim that DNA methylation – which affects with what frequency genes are expressed – changes at a faster rate for babies delivered… Read More »