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From breastmilk to family food. Infant feeding in three Swedish communities.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6485788     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The feeding habits of 312 Swedish infants have been followed longitudinally from birth to one year of age. The duration of breastfeeding had increased in comparison with the low figures in the beginning of the 1970s. Complementary foods were usually introduced from three months of age. At the age of 6 months all infants received complementary foods such as semi-solids and solids and about 90% were given follow-up formula. Parents belonging to higher socioeconomic strata were more prone to act in accordance with general feeding recommendations, e.g. regarding breastfeeding duration, time of introduction of complementary foods and gluten-containing foods and the use of sucrose-rich foods.
L A Persson; G Samuelson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica Scandinavica     Volume:  73     ISSN:  0001-656X     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr Scand     Publication Date:  1984 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-11-21     Completed Date:  1984-11-21     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0000211     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr Scand     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  685-92     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Breast Feeding*
Food Habits*
Infant Food*
Infant, Newborn
Longitudinal Studies
Socioeconomic Factors

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