Follow-on formula in the prevention of iron deficiency: a multicentre study.

@article{Gill1997FollowonFI,
  title={Follow-on formula in the prevention of iron deficiency: a multicentre study.},
  author={Denis G. Gill and Stephanie Louise Vincent and David S. Segal},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={1997},
  volume={86 7},
  pages={
          683-9
        }
}
Six-month-old infants were recruited at 21 centres in the UK and Ireland and randomly assigned to receive matching iron-fortified (12.3 mg/l iron) or non-fortified (1.4 mg/l iron) formula for 9 months. Infants already receiving cow's milk continued this feed. Haematological indices and iron status were evaluated at age 6 months, 9-10 months and 15 months. Four hundred and six infants entered and 302 completed the study. There were no differences between the groups for increases in weight, head… CONTINUE READING
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