Patterns of breast feeding in a UK longitudinal cohort study
Pontin, D., Emmett, P., Steer, C. and Emond, A. and The ALSPAC Study Team (2007) Patterns of breast feeding in a UK longitudinal cohort study. Maternal & Child Nutrition, 3 (1). pp. 2-9. ISSN 1740-8709 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/2995
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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1740-8709.2007.00062.x
Investigates breast feeding rates in the ALSPAC cohort, utilising the 1996 and 2003 WHO definitions. The paper identifies difficulties with the WHO definitions and reveals the challenges in researching the pattern and effects of variations in infant feeding in birth cohorts.