Feeding experiences and growth status in a Rett syndrome population.

  title={Feeding experiences and growth status in a Rett syndrome population.},
  author={Wendy H Oddy and Kathryn Webb and Gordon Baikie and Susan M. Thompson and Sheena Reilly and Susan D Fyfe and Deidra J. Young and Alison M. Anderson and Helen Paige Leonard},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  volume={45 5},
OBJECTIVES Feeding difficulties in Rett syndrome are complex and multifactorial. In this study, we describe the feeding experiences in Rett syndrome and examine the factors affecting growth. MATERIALS AND METHODS Using questionnaire data related to a population-based cohort, ages 2 to 29 years (n = 201), we measured the feeding experiences, growth, and factors affecting growth (enteral nutritional support, mutations, mobility, breath-holding, hyperventilation) in subjects with Rett syndrome… CONTINUE READING