DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The incidence of obesity and metabolic syndrome X are increasing towards epidemic proportions in the US and developed world. Breastfeeding provides modest protection towards development of childhood and adult obesity presumably through a perinatal metabolic programming mechanism. Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended for the first 6 months of life, but is not currently achieved because of a number of factors including mother
|Effective start/end date||3/1/12 → 2/28/15|
- Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development: $73,700.00
- Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development: $69,941.00
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