TITLE

Breast feeding and obesity in childhood: cross sectional study

AUTHOR(S)
Li, L; Parsons, TJ; Power, C
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/18/2003, Vol. 327 Issue 7420, p904
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a study in Great Britain on breast feeding and obesity in childhood. Information on data used in the study, including year of the study; Results of the study, such as effectiveness of breast feeding in protecting against obesity in childhood; Process that was used for the study, such as the amount of time that the infants were breast fed.
ACCESSION #
11237652

 

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