Maternal control of child-feeding during breast and formula feeding in the first 6 months post-partum.

  title={Maternal control of child-feeding during breast and formula feeding in the first 6 months post-partum.},
  author={Amy E Brown and Peter C. Raynor and Michelle Dongeun Lee},
  journal={Journal of human nutrition and dietetics : the official journal of the British Dietetic Association},
  volume={24 2},
BACKGROUND Mothers who breastfeed use lower levels of control over later child diet. The baby-led nature of breastfeeding may encourage this low control to develop. Alternatively maternal desire for control may drive breastfeeding duration. The present study explored whether differences in maternal control are present during milk feeding and whether these stem from or drive breastfeeding duration. METHODS Five hundred and two mothers with an infant aged 6-12 months completed a modified… CONTINUE READING
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