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Risk of Bottle-feeding for Rapid Weight Gain During the First Year of Life

Risk of Bottle-feeding for Rapid Weight Gain During the First Year of Life ARTICLE Risk of Bottle-feeding for Rapid Weight Gain During the First Year of Life Scan for Author Audio Interview Ruowei Li, MD, PhD; Joselito Magadia, PhD; Sara B. Fein, PhD; Laurence M. Grummer-Strawn, PhD Objective: To better understand the mechanisms be- Main Outcome Measures: Weight measurements re- hind breastfeeding and childhood obesity, we assessed ported on 3-, 5-, 7-, and 12-month surveys. the association of weight gain with the mode of milk de- livery aside from the type of milk given to infants. Results: Compared with infants fed at the breast, in- fants fed only by bottle gained 71 or 89 g more per month Design: A longitudinal study of infants followed up from when fed nonhuman milk only (P .001) or human milk birth to age 1 year. Multilevel analyses were conducted only (P = .02), respectively. Weight gain was negatively to estimate infant weight gain by type of milk and feed- associated with proportion of breastmilk feedings, but ing mode. it was positively associated with proportion of bottle- feedings among those who received mostly breastmilk. Setting: Pregnant women were recruited from a con- Among infants fed only breastmilk, monthly weight gain sumer mail panel throughout the United http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Pediatrics American Medical Association

Risk of Bottle-feeding for Rapid Weight Gain During the First Year of Life

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Publisher
American Medical Association
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Copyright 2012 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-6203
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2168-6211
DOI
10.1001/archpediatrics.2011.1665
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22566543
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Abstract

ARTICLE Risk of Bottle-feeding for Rapid Weight Gain During the First Year of Life Scan for Author Audio Interview Ruowei Li, MD, PhD; Joselito Magadia, PhD; Sara B. Fein, PhD; Laurence M. Grummer-Strawn, PhD Objective: To better understand the mechanisms be- Main Outcome Measures: Weight measurements re- hind breastfeeding and childhood obesity, we assessed ported on 3-, 5-, 7-, and 12-month surveys. the association of weight gain with the mode of milk de- livery aside from the type of milk given to infants. Results: Compared with infants fed at the breast, in- fants fed only by bottle gained 71 or 89 g more per month Design: A longitudinal study of infants followed up from when fed nonhuman milk only (P .001) or human milk birth to age 1 year. Multilevel analyses were conducted only (P = .02), respectively. Weight gain was negatively to estimate infant weight gain by type of milk and feed- associated with proportion of breastmilk feedings, but ing mode. it was positively associated with proportion of bottle- feedings among those who received mostly breastmilk. Setting: Pregnant women were recruited from a con- Among infants fed only breastmilk, monthly weight gain sumer mail panel throughout the United

Journal

JAMA PediatricsAmerican Medical Association

Published: May 1, 2012

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