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Table 2 Frequent bowel movement

From: Association between cesarean section and constipation in infants: the Japan Environment and Children’s Study (JECS)

  Vaginal delivery (n = 67, 504) Cesarean delivery (n = 15,515)
n (%) n (%)
Frequency (week)
 0–2 940 (1.4) 198 (1.3)
 3–6 7934 (11.8) 1737 (11.2)
 7–14 49,567 (73.4) 11,359 (73.2)
 ≥ 15 9063 (13.4) 2221 (14.3)