A randomized controlled trial to prevent childhood obesity through early childhood feeding and parenting guidance: rationale and design of study

@inproceedings{Reifsnider2013ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled trial to prevent childhood obesity through early childhood feeding and parenting guidance: rationale and design of study},
  author={Elizabeth Reifsnider and David P. McCormick and Karen W Cullen and Laura A Szalacha and Michael W. Moramarco and Abigail Diaz and Lucy Reyna},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Early and rapid growth in Infants is strongly associated with early development and persistence of obesity in young children. Substantial research has linked child obesity/overweight to increased risks for serious health outcomes, which include adverse physical, psychological, behavioral, or social consequences. METHODS/DESIGN The goal of this study is to compare the effectiveness of structured Community Health Worker (CHW)--provided home visits, using an intervention created… CONTINUE READING
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