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Parental understanding of basic infant nutrition: misinformed feeding choices.
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PMID:  11141823     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
To assess mothers' knowledge of good infant nutritional practices, a survey was conducted by the Institute of Pediatric Nutrition. The survey addressed issues related to breast-feeding, the use of iron-fortified formula, frequent spitting up, the introduction of cow's milk into the infant diet, and the nutritional value of fruit juice. Mothers who responded to the survey had difficulty identifying the most appropriate choices. This article presents the survey results and discusses the implications for health care providers who care for children and their families.
C Hobbie; S Baker; C Bayerl
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric health care : official publication of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates & Practitioners     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0891-5245     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Health Care     Publication Date:    2000 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-01-04     Completed Date:  2001-05-24     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8709735     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Health Care     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  26-31     Citation Subset:  N    
Children's Hospitals and Clinics, St. Paul, Minn., USA.
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MeSH Terms
Data Collection
Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena*
Middle Aged
Mothers / psychology*

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