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Effects of infant feeding practice on weight gain from birth to 3 years
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    Factors related to weight gain at 3 years.

    Dear Editor

    Griffiths et al have studied conditional weight gain from birth to the age of 3 years in babies from the Millennium Cohort Study and drawn conclusions concerning the effect of breastfeeding on this weight gain.1

    However there are potential confounding factors that they have not accounted for.

    Weight must be clearly related to height. The authors report weight (z score) at age 3 co...

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