Journal article

Transition from milks to the introduction of solid foods across the first 2years of life: findings from an Australian birth cohort study

E Amezdroz, L Carpenter, E O'Callaghan, S Johnson, E Waters

Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2015

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The current literature regarding the transition from milks to solid foods across the first 2 years of life is limited despite the important influence of early dietary intake on children's growth and development. The present study describes dietary intake from birth to 2 years across four developmental relevant time-points within an Australian birth cohort. METHODS: Dietary data from 466 infants was collected at four time-points in the first 2 years of life via parent-reported questionnaire, including a 45-item food and beverage frequency questionnaire. Subsample analyses of children who were aged 1-3, 6-8, 12-14 and 18-20 months at the time of data collection were conducted. RESU..

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