Are you over-feeding your baby?

Walker, Jean
June 2006
AIMS Journal;2006, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p5
The article focuses on the overfeeding of infants due to the emphasis on their weight. Centile charts about infants' weight are plotted for artificially fed infants which do not follow the actual growth patterns of a breast-fed baby. This leads to the misconception that a breast-fed infant was under-weight. So some women stop breastfeeding their babies, and give artificial milk to them. The emphasis on infants' weight results in overfeeding.


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