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Milk feeding and dietary patterns predict weight and fat gains in infancy.

Abstract:

Current guidelines recommend that infants are exclusively breast fed for the first 6 months of life, with particular solid foods being gradually introduced from 6 months. Our objective was to compare the growth of infants whose feeding most closely followed current guidelines with the growth of infants with other feeding practices. Participants were 1740 infants in a prospective cohort study in Southampton, UK. At 6 and 12 months, infants' milk feeding was recorded, diets assessed using food ...

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Robinson, S More by this author
Marriott, L More by this author
Godfrey, K More by this author
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Journal:
Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology
Volume:
22
Issue:
6
Pages:
575-586
Publication date:
2008-11-05
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EISSN:
1365-3016
ISSN:
0269-5022
URN:
uuid:1cd5baa6-da47-4fc5-891b-edd94e7627c5
Source identifiers:
125860
Local pid:
pubs:125860

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