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Obesity prevention in infants using m-Health: the Growing Healthy program

Denney-Wilson, Elizabeth; Laws, Rachel; Taki, Sarah; Russell, Georgie; Litterbach, Eloise-Kate; Elliot, Roz; Lymer, Sharyn; Campbell, Karen J


About one quarter of Australian pre-school children are overweight. Early childhood is an important period for establishing behaviours that will affect weight gain and health across the life course. Early feeding choices, including breast and/or formula, timing of introduction of solids, physical activity and electronic media use among infants and young children are considered likely determinants of childhood obesity. Parents play a primary role in shaping these behaviours through parental...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute (APHCRI) (2003-2015)
Date published: 2016
Type: Report (Research)


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