Do breast-feeding and delayed introduction of solid foods protect against subsequent obesity?

@article{Kramer1981DoBA,
  title={Do breast-feeding and delayed introduction of solid foods protect against subsequent obesity?},
  author={Michael S Kramer},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={1981},
  volume={98 6},
  pages={
          883-7
        }
}
To correct methodologic flaws (Type II error, confounding variables, and nonblinding) in previous studies relating infant feeding to later obesity, we conducted case-control studies of 639 patients 12 to 18 years of age attending our Adolescent Clinic, and 533 similarly aged healthy children attending a Montreal high school. Each subject was classified as either obese, overweight, or nonobese based on measurements of height, weight, and triceps and subscapular skinfolds. Feeding history, family… CONTINUE READING