Growth, particularly in weight, length, and additional anthropometric measurements, remains a measure of adequacy of nutritional regimens for the growing infant and child. Infant feeding decisions have an impact on lifelong medical illnesses, growth, and developmental abilities well beyond infancy. This section will review normal growth and requirements in healthy term infants.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Handbook of Nutrition and Food|
|Number of pages||21|
|ISBN (Print)||0849327059, 9780849327056|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2001|
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