Kathryn Dewey

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Update on technical issues concerning complementary feeding of young children in developing countries and implications for intervention programs
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, in Davis, California, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 24:5-28. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Nutrient composition of fortified complementary foods: should age-specific micronutrient content and ration sizes be recommended?
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition and Program in International Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8669, USA
    J Nutr 133:2950S-2S. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of breastfeeding on maternal nutritional status
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8669, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 554:91-100. 2004
  4. pmc Lipid-based nutrient supplements: how can they combat child malnutrition?
    Kathryn G Dewey
    University of California, Davis, Davis, California, United States of America
    PLoS Med 9:e1001314. 2012
  5. pmc Safety of universal provision of iron through home fortification of complementary foods in malaria-endemic areas
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition and Program in International and Community Nutrition, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    Adv Nutr 3:555-9. 2012
  6. pmc Study of Women, Infant Feeding, and Type 2 diabetes mellitus after GDM pregnancy (SWIFT), a prospective cohort study: methodology and design
    Erica P Gunderson
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612 2304, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:952. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Exclusive breast-feeding for 6 months, with iron supplementation, maintains adequate micronutrient status among term, low-birthweight, breast-fed infants in Honduras
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition and Program in International Nutrition, University of California, Davis, USA
    J Nutr 134:1091-8. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint WHO technical background paper: feeding of nonbreastfed children from 6 to 24 months of age in developing countries
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8669, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 25:377-402. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Infant nutrition in developing countries: what works?
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition and Program in International and Community Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Lancet 365:1832-4. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Infant weight-for-length is positively associated with subsequent linear growth across four different populations
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, One Shields Ave, Davis, 95616 8669, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 1:11-20. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Update on technical issues concerning complementary feeding of young children in developing countries and implications for intervention programs
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, in Davis, California, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 24:5-28. 2003
    ..A six-step approach to planning, implementing, and evaluating such programs is recommended...
  2. ncbi request reprint Nutrient composition of fortified complementary foods: should age-specific micronutrient content and ration sizes be recommended?
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition and Program in International Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8669, USA
    J Nutr 133:2950S-2S. 2003
    ..a lower nutrient-density product and using a combination of approaches (e.g., a separate iron supplement) to reach the higher levels needed by infants. More information is needed on efficacy, costs and feasibility of these options...
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of breastfeeding on maternal nutritional status
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8669, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 554:91-100. 2004
    ..More research is needed on the effects of lactation on maternal nutritional status and on strategies for optimizing nutrient intake to meet the needs of both the mother and her infant...
  4. pmc Lipid-based nutrient supplements: how can they combat child malnutrition?
    Kathryn G Dewey
    University of California, Davis, Davis, California, United States of America
    PLoS Med 9:e1001314. 2012
    b>Kathryn Dewey and Mary Arimond discuss new research in PLOS Medicine that assesses the effect of blanket provision of ready-to-use supplementary food to children at high risk of malnutrition in Chad, and highlight some of the challenges ..
  5. pmc Safety of universal provision of iron through home fortification of complementary foods in malaria-endemic areas
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition and Program in International and Community Nutrition, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    Adv Nutr 3:555-9. 2012
    ..At present, the safest option is to implement home fortification in the context of comprehensive malaria control strategies, as recommended in recent WHO guidelines...
  6. pmc Study of Women, Infant Feeding, and Type 2 diabetes mellitus after GDM pregnancy (SWIFT), a prospective cohort study: methodology and design
    Erica P Gunderson
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612 2304, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:952. 2011
    ..This report describes the design and methods implemented for this study to obtain the clinical, biochemical, anthropometric, and behavioral measurements during the recruitment and follow-up phases...
  7. ncbi request reprint Exclusive breast-feeding for 6 months, with iron supplementation, maintains adequate micronutrient status among term, low-birthweight, breast-fed infants in Honduras
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition and Program in International Nutrition, University of California, Davis, USA
    J Nutr 134:1091-8. 2004
    ..Given that infants given iron supplements did not benefit from complementary foods at 4-6 mo, we conclude that exclusive breast-feeding for 6 mo (with iron supplementation) can be recommended for term, LBW infants...
  8. ncbi request reprint WHO technical background paper: feeding of nonbreastfed children from 6 to 24 months of age in developing countries
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8669, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 25:377-402. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Infant nutrition in developing countries: what works?
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition and Program in International and Community Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Lancet 365:1832-4. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Infant weight-for-length is positively associated with subsequent linear growth across four different populations
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, One Shields Ave, Davis, 95616 8669, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 1:11-20. 2005
    ..The consistency of this relationship across studies supports the hypothesis that linear growth is partly regulated by initial body mass or fatness in infants...
  11. ncbi request reprint Does birth spacing affect maternal or child nutritional status? A systematic literature review
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Program in International and Community Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8669, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 3:151-73. 2007
    ..Important methodological limitations were apparent in most of the studies. Thus, further research with more comprehensive control of potentially confounding variables is needed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Session 4: Mineral metabolism and body composition iron status of breast-fed infants
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition, Program in International and Community Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8669, USA
    Proc Nutr Soc 66:412-22. 2007
    ..Fe supplementation can be beneficial for high-risk infants, but can have adverse effects on growth and morbidity of Fe-replete infants. After 6 months most breast-fed infants will require complementary foods that are rich in Fe...
  13. doi request reprint Systematic review of the efficacy and effectiveness of complementary feeding interventions in developing countries
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Program in International and Community Nutrition, University of California, Davis, California 95616 8669, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 4:24-85. 2008
  14. ncbi request reprint Increasing iron intake of children through complementary foods
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Program in International and Community Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, California 95616 8669, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 28:S595-609. 2007
    ..Further research is needed to verify the safety of iron-fortification strategies, particularly in malarial areas...
  15. doi request reprint Long-term consequences of stunting in early life
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition and Program in International and Community Nutrition, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 7:5-18. 2011
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  16. doi request reprint Early child growth: how do nutrition and infection interact?
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition and Program in International and Community Nutrition, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 7:129-42. 2011
    ..diarrhoea) on growth can be reduced or eliminated by improving nutrition. Interventions that combine improved nutrition with prevention and control of infections are likely to be most effective for enhancing child growth and development...
  17. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for suboptimal infant breastfeeding behavior, delayed onset of lactation, and excess neonatal weight loss
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis 95616 8669, USA
    Pediatrics 112:607-19. 2003
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  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of age at introduction of complementary foods to breast-fed infants on duration of lactational amenorrhea in Honduran women
    K G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis 95616 8669, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 65:1403-9. 1997
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  19. ncbi request reprint Nutrition, growth, and complementary feeding of the breastfed infant
    K G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 48:87-104. 2001
    ..Avoid giving too much juice. Be alert to any signs that the child's appetite, growth, or development is impaired. When in doubt, a balanced vitamin-mineral supplement is advisable. Make mealtimes enjoyable...
  20. ncbi request reprint Lactogenesis and infant weight change in the first weeks of life
    Kathryn G Dewey
    University of California, Department of Nutrition, Davis 95616 8669, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 503:159-66. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint Effects of exclusive breastfeeding for four versus six months on maternal nutritional status and infant motor development: results of two randomized trials in Honduras
    K G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition and Program in International Nutrition, University of California, Davis, California 95616 8669, USA
    J Nutr 131:262-7. 2001
    ..Taken together with our previous findings, these results indicate that the advantages of exclusive breastfeeding during this interval appear to outweigh any potential disadvantages in this setting...
  22. ncbi request reprint Age of introduction of complementary foods and growth of term, low-birth-weight, breast-fed infants: a randomized intervention study in Honduras
    K G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition and the Program in International Nutrition, University of California, Davis 95616 8669, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:679-86. 1999
    ..The optimal age at which to introduce complementary foods is a topic of considerable debate...
  23. ncbi request reprint Growth characteristics of breast-fed compared to formula-fed infants
    K G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis 95616 8669, USA
    Biol Neonate 74:94-105. 1998
    ..The reasons for differences in growth patterns by feeding mode require further research...
  24. ncbi request reprint Iron supplementation affects growth and morbidity of breast-fed infants: results of a randomized trial in Sweden and Honduras
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition and Program in International Nutrition, University of California, Davis, USA
    J Nutr 132:3249-55. 2002
    ..05). We conclude that routine iron supplementation of breast-fed infants may benefit those with low Hb but may present risks for those with normal Hb...
  25. ncbi request reprint Maternal and fetal stress are associated with impaired lactogenesis in humans
    K G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8669, USA
    J Nutr 131:3012S-5S. 2001
    ..The effects of chronic emotional stress on lactation are not known. Mothers who experience high levels of stress during and after childbirth should receive additional lactation guidance during the first week or two postpartum...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effects of discontinuing coffee intake on iron status of iron-deficient Guatemalan toddlers: a randomized intervention study
    K G Dewey
    Center for Studies of Sensory Impairment, Aging and Metabolism, Guatemala
    Am J Clin Nutr 66:168-76. 1997
    ..05). This implies that coffee interferes with the utilization of supplemental iron. It is likely that the amount and strength of coffee consumed by Guatemalan toddlers are too low to significantly affect the other indexes of iron status...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effects of age of introduction of complementary foods on iron status of breast-fed infants in Honduras
    K G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis 95616 8669, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 67:878-84. 1998
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Energy and protein requirements during lactation
    K G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition and Program in International Nutrition, University of California, Davis 95616 8669, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 17:19-36. 1997
    ..The latter value is consistent with data from nitrogen balance studies in lactating women. Low protein intakes are unlikely to affect milk volume but may alter certain fractions of milk nitrogen...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural patterns of growth and nutritional status of breast-fed infants
    K G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition and Program in International Nutrition, University of California, Davis 95616 8669, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 67:10-7. 1998
    ..Population differences in iron status reflected variation in birth weight and in the use of iron-rich foods. Therefore, efforts to prevent child stunting and malnutrition must pay attention to prenatal as well as postnatal factors...
  30. ncbi request reprint Home fortification of complementary foods with micronutrient supplements is well accepted and has positive effects on infant iron status in Ghana
    Seth Adu-Afarwuah
    Program in International and Community Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8669, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:929-38. 2008
    ..Micronutrient deficiencies are common during infancy, and optimal approaches for their prevention need to be identified...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of varied energy density of complementary foods on breast-milk intakes and total energy consumption by healthy, breastfed Bangladeshi children
    M Munirul Islam
    Program in International Nutrition, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:851-8. 2006
    ..Information is needed to design studies of the effects of complementary feeding regimens on children's intakes of complementary foods (CFs) and breast milk...
  32. ncbi request reprint Randomized comparison of 3 types of micronutrient supplements for home fortification of complementary foods in Ghana: effects on growth and motor development
    Seth Adu-Afarwuah
    Program in International Nutrition and Community Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8669, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:412-20. 2007
    ..A potential low-cost solution is the home fortification of complementary foods with Sprinkles (SP) powder, crushable Nutritabs (NT) tablets, or energy-dense (108 kcal/d), fat-based Nutributter (NB)...
  33. ncbi request reprint What is the optimal age for introduction of complementary foods?
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 58:161-70; discussion 170-5. 2006
    ..On the whole, the evidence to date supports the WHO recommendation to introduce complementary foods at 6 months, but further research in industrialized countries would be useful...
  34. ncbi request reprint Behavior-change trials to assess the feasibility of improving complementary feeding practices and micronutrient intake of infants in rural Bangladesh
    Joel E Kimmons
    International Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 25:228-38. 2004
    ..Moreover, the effect of increased feeding of complementary foods on intakes of breastmilk and total daily consumption of energy and nutrients requires further study...
  35. doi request reprint Risk factors for early lactation problems among Peruvian primiparous mothers
    Susana L Matias
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 6:120-33. 2010
    ..Early lactation problems may be influenced by modifiable factors such as delivery mode and breastfeeding frequency. Infant status at birth and maternal characteristics could indicate when breastfeeding dyads need extra support...
  36. doi request reprint Development and validation of the infant feeding intentions scale
    Laurie A Nommsen-Rivers
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:334-42. 2009
    ..There is a need in breastfeeding behavior studies for a quantitative measure of maternal breastfeeding intentions. The Infant Feeding Intentions (IFI) scale was developed to fill this need...
  37. ncbi request reprint Zinc supplementation does not affect growth, morbidity, or motor development of US term breastfed infants at 4-10 mo of age
    M Jane Heinig
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616 8669, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:594-601. 2006
    ..It has been documented that growth patterns differ between breastfed and formula-fed infants. Some investigators have suggested that these differences may be related to differences in zinc nutriture...
  38. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of iron deficiency in fully breastfed infants at 6 mo of age: comparison of data from 6 studies
    Zhenyu Yang
    Program in International and Community Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1433-40. 2009
    ..Iron deficiency (ID) can occur among exclusively breastfed infants before 6 mo of age...
  39. doi request reprint Newborn wet and soiled diaper counts and timing of onset of lactation as indicators of breastfeeding inadequacy
    Laurie A Nommsen-Rivers
    Department of Nutrition, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Hum Lact 24:27-33. 2008
    ..73-.99) and Sp = .59 (.55-.63). Fewer than 4 soiled diapers on day 4 when used in conjunction with delayed onset of lactation may be indicative of breastfeeding inadequacy, but low specificity will result in many false positives...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effects of energy density and feeding frequency of complementary foods on total daily energy intakes and consumption of breast milk by healthy breastfed Bangladeshi children
    M Munirul Islam
    Program in International and Community Nutrition, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:84-94. 2008
    ..Information is needed on the minimum energy density and feeding frequency of complementary foods that can provide adequate energy intakes (EIs) for healthy breastfed children...
  41. ncbi request reprint Anemia, iron deficiency, and iron deficiency anemia in 12-36-mo-old children from low-income families
    Julie M Schneider
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:1269-75. 2005
    ..The actual prevalence of anemia, ID, and iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in California remains unclear...
  42. doi request reprint Excess weight loss in first-born breastfed newborns relates to maternal intrapartum fluid balance
    Caroline J Chantry
    University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, 2516 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Pediatrics 127:e171-9. 2011
    ..The objectives were to describe weight loss in a multiethnic population of first-born, predominantly breastfed, term infants and to identify potentially modifiable risk factors for excess weight loss (EWL)...
  43. pmc Feasibility of using flash-heated breastmilk as an infant feeding option for HIV-exposed, uninfected infants after 6 months of age in urban Tanzania
    Caroline J Chantry
    Department of Pediatrics, University California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 60:43-50. 2012
    ..Our primary objective was to determine, among HIV-infected mothers, the feasibility and protocol adherence of FH expressed breastmilk after 6 months of exclusive breastfeeding...
  44. ncbi request reprint Viral, nutritional, and bacterial safety of flash-heated and pretoria-pasteurized breast milk to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV in resource-poor countries: a pilot study
    Kiersten Israel-Ballard
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:175-81. 2005
    ..This study compared the impact of flash-heating (FH) and Pretoria pasteurization (PP) on HIV, nutrients, and antimicrobial properties in human milk...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effect of timing of umbilical cord clamping on iron status in Mexican infants: a randomised controlled trial
    Camila M Chaparro
    Department of Nutrition, Program in International and Community Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8669, USA
    Lancet 367:1997-2004. 2006
    ..We aimed to assess whether a 2-minute delay in the clamping of the umbilical cord of normal-weight, full-term infants improved iron and haematological status up to 6 months of age...
  46. ncbi request reprint Low nutrient intakes among infants in rural Bangladesh are attributable to low intake and micronutrient density of complementary foods
    Joel E Kimmons
    Program in International Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    J Nutr 135:444-51. 2005
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Implementation of the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study in the United States
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 25:S84-9. 2004
    ..The cross-sectional sample was recruited between January and July 2001. Major challenges during implementation were maintaining daily communication with hospital personnel and scheduling home visits...
  48. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of signs and symptoms of mammary candidosis among lactating women
    Jimi Francis-Morrill
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis 95616 8669, USA
    J Hum Lact 20:288-95; quiz 296-9. 2004
    ..Positive predictive value for Candida colonization was highest when there were 3 or more signs or symptoms simultaneously or when flaky or shiny skin of the nipple/areola was reported together or in combination with breast pain...
  49. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for collection of human milk samples for monitoring and research of environmental chemicals
    Cheryl A Lovelady
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 27410, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 65:1881-91. 2002
    ..General principles regarding how and when to collect milk samples are provided. For any previously unstudied environmental chemical in milk, all sources of variance must be assessed before a meaningful sampling protocol can be devised...
  50. ncbi request reprint Is breastfeeding protective against child obesity?
    Kathryn G Dewey
    Department of Nutrition, at the University of California at Davis, USA
    J Hum Lact 19:9-18. 2003
    ..Nonetheless, it may be of public health significance considering the current epidemic of child overweight...
  51. ncbi request reprint Early umbilical cord clamping contributes to elevated blood lead levels among infants with higher lead exposure
    Camila M Chaparro
    Department of Nutrition, Program in International and Community Nutrition, University of California, Davis, California 95616 8669, USA
    J Pediatr 151:506-12. 2007
    ..To investigate whether infant iron status, modified by umbilical cord clamping time and infant feeding mode, affected infant blood lead concentration at 6 months of age...
  52. pmc Detecting Candida albicans in human milk
    Jimi Francis Morrill
    Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, Davis, California 95616 8669, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:475-8. 2003
    ..0 mg of lactoferrin/ml and markedly reduced the likelihood of false-negative culture results. This method may provide the necessary objective support needed for diagnosis of mammary candidosis...
  53. ncbi request reprint Comparison of plasma ferritin concentration with the ratio of plasma transferrin receptor to ferritin in estimating body iron stores: results of 4 intervention trials
    Zhenyu Yang
    Program in International and Community Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1892-8. 2008
    ..Efforts to develop global programs for the control of iron deficiency require simple, low-cost, and accurate indicators of iron status...
  54. ncbi request reprint The diagnostic criteria for iron deficiency in infants should be reevaluated
    Magnus Domellöf
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Pediatrics, Umea University, Sweden
    J Nutr 132:3680-6. 2002
    ..Hb, MCV and ZPP at 6 mo as well as growth variables predicted the Hb response at 6-9 mo, but ferritin and TfR at 6 mo did not. We conclude that there is need for a reevaluation of the definitions of ID and IDA in infants...
  55. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for mammary candidosis among lactating women
    Jimi Francis Morrill
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Nevada Reno, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 34:37-45. 2005
    ..To document the occurrence of Candida colonization and mammary candidosis among lactating women, risk factors for Candida colonization, and the relationship between Candida colonization and breastfeeding at 9 weeks postpartum...
  56. ncbi request reprint Iron supplements reduce erythrocyte copper-zinc superoxide dismutase activity in term, breastfed infants
    Magnus Domellöf
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Pediatrics, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 94:1578-82. 2005
    ..To investigate whether iron supplements compromise copper status in infants...
  57. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in iron status during infancy
    Magnus Domellöf
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Pediatrics, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Pediatrics 110:545-52. 2002
    ..It is commonly assumed that there is no difference in iron status between male and female infants, despite a lack of studies addressing this question...
  58. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing concentrations of iron, zinc, and copper in human milk
    Magnus Domellöf
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Pediatrics, Umea University, Sweden
    Adv Exp Med Biol 554:355-8. 2004
  59. ncbi request reprint Iron, zinc, and copper concentrations in breast milk are independent of maternal mineral status
    Magnus Domellöf
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Pediatrics, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:111-5. 2004
    ..Little is known about the regulation of iron, zinc, and copper in breast milk and the transport of these minerals across the mammary gland epithelium...
  60. ncbi request reprint Proposed nutrient composition for fortified complementary foods
    Chessa K Lutter
    Nutrition Unit, Pan American Health Organization, Washington DC 20037, USA
    J Nutr 133:3011S-20S. 2003
    ..To prevent micronutrient losses, it is recommended that the FPCF be precooked. The knowledge base to develop an FPCF is quite limited, and much additional research is needed before an optimal formulation can be recommended...
  61. ncbi request reprint The use of multiple logistic regression to identify risk factors associated with anemia and iron deficiency in a convenience sample of 12-36-mo-old children from low-income families
    Julie M Schneider
    Nutrition and Food Sciences Department, California State University, Chico, CA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:614-20. 2008
    ..Determination of risk factors associated with ID is needed to allow children with identifiable risk factors to receive appropriate education, testing, and follow-up...
  62. doi request reprint Educational intervention to modify bottle-feeding behaviors among formula-feeding mothers in the WIC program: impact on infant formula intake and weight gain
    Katherine F Kavanagh
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, 37996 1920, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 40:244-50. 2008
    ..This study evaluated whether encouraging formula-feeding caregivers to be sensitive to infant satiety cues would alter feeding practices and reduce infant formula intake and weight gain...
  63. doi request reprint Effects of mode of oral iron administration on serum ferritin and haemoglobin in infants
    Magnus Domellöf
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Paediatrics, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 97:1055-60. 2008
    ..To investigate effects of iron-fortified foods (FFs) and medicinal iron drops (MD) on iron status in infants...
  64. ncbi request reprint Conclusions, research needs, and recommendations of the expert panel: technical workshop on human milk surveillance and research for environmental chemicals in the United States
    Cheston M Berlin
    Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 65:1929-35. 2002
  65. ncbi request reprint Validation of a new pediatric air-displacement plethysmograph for assessing body composition in infants
    Guansheng Ma
    National Institute for Nutrition and Food Safety, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:653-60. 2004
    ..The accurate measurement of body composition is useful in assessments of infant growth and nutritional status...
  66. ncbi request reprint Heat treating breast milk as an infant feeding option
    Kiersten A Israel-Ballard
    J Hum Lact 22:267-8; author reply 268. 2006

Research Grants4

  1. WHO MULTICENTER GROWTH REFERENCE STUDY: U.S. SITE
    Kathryn Dewey; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The data will be pooled by WHO to create a new growth reference, applicable to all infants and children internationally. ..