A comparison of breastfeeding rates among children with pervasive developmental disorder, and controls.

@article{Burd1988ACO,
  title={A comparison of breastfeeding rates among children with pervasive developmental disorder, and controls.},
  author={Larry Burd and Will Fisher and Jacob Kerbeshian and B. Vesely and B Durgin and Peggy Reep},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  year={1988},
  volume={9 5},
  pages={
          247-51
        }
}
The breastfeeding rates for 50 children with pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) from North Dakota's roster of PDD patients were compared with the national average and with the rates for a control group matched for age, sex, and IQ. In addition, the breastfeeding rates for the normal siblings of the PDD and control groups were compared with the national average to help determine whether the lower breastfeeding rate among PDD patients was a function of parenting practices. The breastfeeding… CONTINUE READING

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