Associations between Infant Feeding Practice Prior to Six Months and Body Mass Index at Six Years of Age

@inproceedings{Imai2014AssociationsBI,
  title={Associations between Infant Feeding Practice Prior to Six Months and Body Mass Index at Six Years of Age},
  author={Cindy Mari Imai and Ingibjorg Gunnarsdottir and Birna Thorisdottir and Th{\'o}rhallur Ingi Halld{\'o}rsson and Inga Th{\'o}rsd{\'o}ttir},
  booktitle={Nutrients},
  year={2014}
}
Rapid growth during infancy is associated with increased risk of overweight and obesity and differences in weight gain are at least partly explained by means of infant feeding. The aim was to assess the associations between infant feeding practice in early infancy and body mass index (BMI) at 6 years of age. Icelandic infants (n = 154) were prospectively… CONTINUE READING