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Baby-led weaning leads to less fussy eaters – In the News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on July 11th, 2017.

Research from the University of Otago suggests that letting babies feed themselves solid foods appears to lead to them being less fussy eaters. Published today in JAMA Pediatrics, the randomised trial found children who fed themselves solid foods once they were ready – rather than traditional spoon-feeding – had a better attitude towards food at […]

Firstborn females more likely to be overweight, obese – NZ research

John Kerr posted in on August 27th, 2015.

Girls who are born the first in their family are more likely to be overweight or obese compared to their younger sisters, according to a new study from New Zealand and Swedish researchers. The conclusions were drawn from a study of more than 13,000 pairs of adult Swedish sisters – the largest study of its […]

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