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Growth and milk intake of normal infants.
  1. T J Evans

    Abstract

    The growth of 94 normal term infants was studied from birth to 6 months. 33 infants were breast fed and the others randomly allocated to one of 3 bottle feeds--Cow and Gate V formula, Baby Milk Plus, and Premium. The weight, length, and head growth velocities were similar in all 4 groups. The infants fed Cow and Gate V formula consumed a larger volume of feed at 3 months than the infants fed the 2 other formulae despite a slower weight gain. It is suggested that this is related to loss of calories in unabsorbed fat. The weight gains of all 4 groups in this study were considerably less than infants fed unmodified milks and early solids, studied in the same region several years later.

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