Neonatal and infant feeding: effect on bone density at 4 years.

  title={Neonatal and infant feeding: effect on bone density at 4 years.},
  author={Rosemary J. Young and Dean L. Antonson and Paul Ferguson and Nancy D Murray and Kim Merkel and Timothy E. Moore},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  volume={41 1},
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine whether the type of feeding during the first 4 months of life affects bone mineral density at 4 years of age. METHODS Healthy 4-year-old children were recruited from the offices of primary health care providers. After confirming the type of infant feeding by history, dual energy x-ray absorptiometry analysis was obtained at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and evaluated by a radiologist blinded as to feeding type. RESULTS One hundred… CONTINUE READING

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