COMPLEMENTARY FEEDING AND INFANT GROWTH

person Dr Viet Grote Dr. Von Hauner Children’s Hospital Munich Germany
Topic(s): Growth & Development

Summary

Understand the next stage of infant nutrition or complementary feeding – the timing, composition of foods and the mode of feeding.
“While the introduction of solids between 4 and 6 months or after 6 months does not seem to impact growth and later obesity risk, solids before 4 months of age does indeed appear to increase the risk of obesity”