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Predictors of the early introduction of solid foods in infants: results of a cohort study

By Jane Anne Scott, Colin W Binns, Kathleen I Graham and Wendy H Oddy


The early introduction of solid foods before 4 months of age has been associated\ud with an increased risk of diarrhoea in infancy and a greater risk of wheeze and increased percentage\ud body fat and weight in childhood. The purpose of this study was to identify the level of compliance\ud with national recommendations related to the timing of the introduction of solid foods and to\ud describe the maternal and infant characteristics associated with the timing of the introduction of\ud solids

Topics: Public health, Children, Nutrition
Publisher: BioMed Central Ltd.
Year: 2009
OAI identifier: oai:dspace.flinders.edu.au:2328/26258

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