Sex differences in iron status during infancy.

  title={Sex differences in iron status during infancy.},
  author={Magnus Domell{\"o}f and B O L{\"o}nnerdal and Kathryn G Dewey and Roberta Cohen and Leonardo Landa Rivera and Olle Hernell},
  volume={110 3},
BACKGROUND It is commonly assumed that there is no difference in iron status between male and female infants, despite a lack of studies addressing this question. OBJECTIVE To study sex differences in different measures of iron status in infants. METHODS At 4 months of age, 263 term, breastfed infants (121 Swedish and 142 Honduran) were randomized to… CONTINUE READING