Title

Socioeconomic Status, Infant Feeding Practices and Early Childhood Obesity

Keywords

Bottle feeding, breastfeeding, early childhood obesity, social class

Abstract

  • Children from low socioeconomic households are at greater risk of obesity.
  • Children predominantly breastfed have a reduced risk of early childhood obesity.
  • Yet, it is not known how feeding patterns mediate the relationship between social class and obesity.

Original Publication Citation

Gibbs, Benjamin, & Renata Forste. 2014.“Socioeconomic Status, Infant Feeding Practices, and Early Childhood Obesity.” PediatricObesity, 9(2):135-146

Document Type

Peer-Reviewed Article

Publication Date

2013-04-02

Publisher

Pediatric Obesity

Language

English

College

Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Department

Sociology

University Standing at Time of Publication

Full Professor

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