Predictors of growth from 1 to 18 months among breast-fed Ghanaian infants

@article{Lartey2000PredictorsOG,
  title={Predictors of growth from 1 to 18 months among breast-fed Ghanaian infants},
  author={Anna Lartey and A. P. Manu and K H Brown and J M Peerson and K G Dewey},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2000},
  volume={54},
  pages={41-49}
}
Objective: To examine factors associated with the physical growth of breast-fed Ghanaian infants during the first 18 months of life.Design: A community-based longitudinal study.Setting: The study was carried out in Techiman, a district capital and major food trading center in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana.Subjects: One-month old infants (n=216) with birth weight ≥ 2.5 kg were recruited from Maternal and Child Health Centers.Method: From 6 to 12 months, infants were provided with one of four… CONTINUE READING
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