Breastfeeding and experience with variety early in weaning increase infants' acceptance of new foods for up to two months.

@article{Maier2008BreastfeedingAE,
  title={Breastfeeding and experience with variety early in weaning increase infants' acceptance of new foods for up to two months.},
  author={Andrea Simone Maier and Claire Chabanet and Benoist Schaal and Peter D Leathwood and Sylvie N Issanchou},
  journal={Clinical nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={849-57}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Previous studies showed that (1) breastfeeding and (2) higher food variety early in weaning can increase acceptance of new foods for the next few days. Here we measure, in two European regions, effects of breast or formula feeding and experience with different levels of vegetable variety early in weaning on new food acceptance during two months following the start of weaning. METHODS Breast- or formula-fed infants received their first vegetable (carrot purée) and, over the… CONTINUE READING