Variations in infant feeding practice are associated with body composition in childhood: a prospective cohort study.

@article{Robinson2009VariationsII,
  title={Variations in infant feeding practice are associated with body composition in childhood: a prospective cohort study.},
  author={Sian Robinson and Lynne D Marriott and Sarah R Crozier and N. C. W. Harvey and Catharine R Gale and Hazel Inskip and Janis Baird and Catherine M Law and Keith M. Godfrey and Cyrus Cooper},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2009},
  volume={94 8},
  pages={
          2799-805
        }
}
CONTEXT Most studies of infant diet and later body composition focus on milk feeding; few consider the influence of variations in the weaning diet. OBJECTIVE Our objective was to examine how variations in milk feeding and the weaning diet relate to body composition at 4 yr. STUDY POPULATION A total of 536 children participating in a prospective birth cohort study. DESIGN Diet was assessed at 6 and 12 months of age. Compliance with weaning guidance was defined by the infant's score for a… CONTINUE READING
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