Implications of adopting the WHO 2006 Child Growth Standard in the UK: two prospective cohort studies

@inproceedings{Wright2008ImplicationsOA,
  title={Implications of adopting the WHO 2006 Child Growth Standard in the UK: two prospective cohort studies},
  author={Charlotte M Wright and Raman Lakshman and P Emmett and Ken K Ong},
  booktitle={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={2008}
}
BACKGROUND The WHO 2006 Child Growth Standard is based on data from international optimally nourished breastfed infants from birth to age 5 years. OBJECTIVE To assess the potential effect of its use on weight and growth monitoring of UK children. PARTICIPANTS Full-term members of two population-based UK birth cohorts: the Children in Focus sub-cohort of the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) (n = 1335) and the Gateshead Millennium Baby Study (GMS; n = 923). DESIGN… CONTINUE READING

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