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:

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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.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:exclusive breastfeeding, longitudinal cohort study, infant feeding, child health, child nutrition, targeted interventions
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences > Department of Nursing and Midwifery
ID Code:2995
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Deposited On:21 Jan 2010 13:10
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