Relationship Between Exclusive Breastfeeding and Lower Risk of Childhood Obesity: A Narrative Review of Published Evidence

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Uwaezuoke, Samuel N; Eneh, Chizoma I; Ndu, Ikenna K;
(2017)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Journal: Clinical Medicine Insights. Pediatrics,volume 11 (eissn: 1179-5565)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1177/1179556517690196, pmc: PMC5398325
  • Subject: exclusive breastfeeding | children | Review | obesity risk | prevention

Background: The pattern of infant feeding during the first 1000-day period—from conception to the second birthday—has a significant influence on the child’s growth trajectory. The relationship between exclusive breastfeeding and lower risk of childhood obesity has elici... View more
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