Navigation Links
Low-Income Mothers May Overfeed Their Infants
Date:4/28/2012

SATURDAY, April 28 (HealthDay News) -- Poor mothers who are single or who have depression are more likely to overfeed their infants by adding cereal to baby bottles, a practice that can lead to excess weight gain in infants, a new study reveals.

For the study, U.S. researchers examined data from 254 mothers of infants in low-income, primarily Hispanic households and found that 24 percent of the mothers put cereal in baby bottles. Those with depression were 15 times more likely to do so than those without depression.

"Depression is very common in low-income mothers and makes it more difficult to engage in beneficial parenting practices in general," lead author and general academic pediatrics fellow Dr. Candice Taylor Lucas, an associate professor of pediatrics at New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center in New York City, said in an American Academy of Pediatrics news release.

"Our results are especially concerning because they suggest that depressed mothers may be more likely to add cereal to the bottle, which may increase their children's risk of obesity," Lucas added.

The researchers also found that single mothers were much more likely to add cereal to bottles, along with mothers who felt their children had intense emotional reactions to daily routines.

"Overall, these findings demonstrate that stressors prevalent in low-income households, such as depression, single parenthood and associated infant behavioral challenges, influence feeding practices likely to promote obesity," Lucas concluded. "It is important to provide support for parents related to healthy feeding practices if we are to end the epidemic of childhood obesity."

The study was slated for presentation Saturday at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting in Boston. The data and conclusions of research presented at medical meetings should be viewed as preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal.<
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. K-State Study Finds Abundance of Food Stores, Not Lack of Them, Puts Low-Income Women In Small Cities at Higher Risk of Obesity
2. Study: Kidney disease a big risk for younger, low-income minorities
3. Case managers help low-income women receive more timely breast cancer diagnosis
4. Pediatricians find link between cumulative hardships and health in low-income young children
5. Counseling increased mammography use among low-income women with health insurance
6. Low-Income Children Not Getting Adequate Dental Care
7. Medical home care approach improves efficiency and care at clinic for low-income families
8. Study identifies barriers to successful treatment of children with sarcoma in low-income countries
9. Low-Income Families Hit Harder by High Deductibles
10. Black, Low-Income Patients More Disabled by Parkinsons Complications
11. Vitamins C and E linked to metabolic syndrome in low-income Ecuadorians
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Low-Income Mothers May Overfeed Their Infants
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... August 31, 2015 , ... Garden State ... 2008, the result of a merger of five of the busiest urology practices ... could provide more cost-effective and higher quality care than they did individually. ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... ... Top Docs Presents, Dr. Michael Betsy! Dr. Betsy has been reviewed and approved as ... graduated from Don Bosco Prep in 1990 and was Class Salutatorian. He earned Varsity ... his senior year. He was inducted into the National Honor Society as a sophomore, ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... ... Dr. Stewart Shofner of Shofner Vision Center explains what causes ... comprehensive eye examination can diagnose amblyopia. According to the National Eye Institute ... 2 to 3 out of every 100 children. , Dr. Shofner adds, “unless ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... Creek, CA (PRWEB) , ... August 31, 2015 ... ... national print and digital marketing communications company announced today that it has officially ... Fonzi, DP President, the new website and brand refresh are more closely aligned ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... August 31, 2015 , ... Three Bakers Gluten Free Bakery launched the redesign ... relevant and easy-to-find information on their offering of gluten-free breads and pizzas, living without ... important way for us to share information about our gluten free product offerings, but ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:NJ Top Docs Presents, Garden State Urology! 2Health News:NJ Top Docs Presents, Dr. Michael Betsy! 2Health News:NJ Top Docs Presents, Dr. Michael Betsy! 3Health News:Renowned Eye Surgeon Dr. Stewart Shofner Shares Information about the Causes of Lazy Eye During Amblyopia Awareness Month 2Health News:Renowned Eye Surgeon Dr. Stewart Shofner Shares Information about the Causes of Lazy Eye During Amblyopia Awareness Month 3Health News:Diablo Publications Launches New Company Website 2Health News:Diablo Publications Launches New Company Website 3Health News:Three Bakers Gluten Free Bakery Announces Launch of New Website 2
... Global Breast ... Cancer Incidence, Mortality Rates, WASHINGTON, March 12 First ... for the Cure (R) Global Promise Fund at a,Capitol Hill ... its new strategy of funding culturally sensitive,sustainable education and outreach ...
... - Completed LogistiCare acquisition ... - Vanderbilt study released showing 81% success rate - Fourth ... and $6 million from social services ... segment, - Fourth quarter diluted earnings per share of $0.35, ...
... March 12 The following was,issued today by ... Forum (NQF) Implementation Conference on Care,Coordination and 2008 ... http://www.qualityforum.org ., March 26: Spring Membership ... NQF membership and leaders of the National Priorities,Partners, ...
... use ibuprofen for arthritis pain or other conditions while ... stroke undermine aspirins ability to act as an anti-platelet ... , In a cohort of patients seen by physicians ... patients were identified as taking both aspirin and ibuprofen ...
... Significantly Impact Patient Health and Financial ... Performance of Pharmaceutical Companies, NEW YORK and LONDON, ... billion per year and causing an,estimated 125,000 deaths per year ... the healthcare industry. Eularis has,responded to this problem with a ...
... finding shouldn,t keep physicians from using Avastin, researchers say , , ... drug Avastin can cause kidney damage by doing what it,s ... shows. , Avastin, whose generic name is bevacizumab, is the ... cancers by cutting off their blood supply. It does this ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:First Lady Laura Bush Joins Susan G. Komen for the Cure (R) to Launch Global Promise Fund Assisting Women Worldwide 2Health News:First Lady Laura Bush Joins Susan G. Komen for the Cure (R) to Launch Global Promise Fund Assisting Women Worldwide 3Health News:Providence Service Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2007 Revenue and Earnings Above Forecast; Issues First Quarter 2008 Guidance 2Health News:Providence Service Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2007 Revenue and Earnings Above Forecast; Issues First Quarter 2008 Guidance 3Health News:Providence Service Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2007 Revenue and Earnings Above Forecast; Issues First Quarter 2008 Guidance 4Health News:Providence Service Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2007 Revenue and Earnings Above Forecast; Issues First Quarter 2008 Guidance 5Health News:Providence Service Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2007 Revenue and Earnings Above Forecast; Issues First Quarter 2008 Guidance 6Health News:Providence Service Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2007 Revenue and Earnings Above Forecast; Issues First Quarter 2008 Guidance 7Health News:Providence Service Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2007 Revenue and Earnings Above Forecast; Issues First Quarter 2008 Guidance 8Health News:Providence Service Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2007 Revenue and Earnings Above Forecast; Issues First Quarter 2008 Guidance 9Health News:Providence Service Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2007 Revenue and Earnings Above Forecast; Issues First Quarter 2008 Guidance 10Health News:National Quality Forum Spring Conference; Leaders in Healthcare Quality to Focus on National Priorities and Care Coordination 2Health News:Ibuprofen destroys aspirin's positive effect on stroke risk 2Health News:Ibuprofen destroys aspirin's positive effect on stroke risk 3Health News:Eularis Exposes Hidden Barriers to Patient Adherence With New Pharmaceutical Industry Report 2Health News:Eularis Exposes Hidden Barriers to Patient Adherence With New Pharmaceutical Industry Report 3Health News:Doctors See How Cancer Drug Can Damage Kidneys 2Health News:Doctors See How Cancer Drug Can Damage Kidneys 3
(Date:8/31/2015)... , Aug. 31, 2015  Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: ... Qualcomm Life, Inc., is collaborating with ... care management solutions powered by Qualcomm Life,s 2net™ ... to enable continuous care, informed interventions and better ... at Qualcomm Life,s annual Connect 2015 ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... STAMFORD, Conn. , Aug. 31, 2015 ... Co., Ltd., and Purdue Pharma L.P. announced today that ... the development and commercialization of Eisai,s clinical candidate lemborexant ... Phase III clinical development for the treatment of insomnia. ... Eisai and Purdue Pharma will share the costs of ...
(Date:8/30/2015)... Switzerland , August 31, 2015 ... healthbank to deliver ... , the world,s first citizen-owned health data transaction platform, ... and Netcetera to engineer and bring to ...      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150828/261966) , "Our business model ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Qualcomm Life Announces New Connected Health Collaborations at Connect 2015 2Qualcomm Life Announces New Connected Health Collaborations at Connect 2015 3Qualcomm Life Announces New Connected Health Collaborations at Connect 2015 4Qualcomm Life Announces New Connected Health Collaborations at Connect 2015 5Eisai and Purdue Pharma Enter Worldwide Collaboration to Develop and Commercialize Lemborexant 2Eisai and Purdue Pharma Enter Worldwide Collaboration to Develop and Commercialize Lemborexant 3Eisai and Purdue Pharma Enter Worldwide Collaboration to Develop and Commercialize Lemborexant 4Eisai and Purdue Pharma Enter Worldwide Collaboration to Develop and Commercialize Lemborexant 5healthbank Announces Strategic Partnerships to Bring to Market Global Health Data Transaction Platform 2healthbank Announces Strategic Partnerships to Bring to Market Global Health Data Transaction Platform 3healthbank Announces Strategic Partnerships to Bring to Market Global Health Data Transaction Platform 4
... 31 Gen-Probe Incorporated,(Nasdaq: GPRO ) announced ... U.S.,clinical trial of its investigational APTIMA(R) assay to ... "Starting this highly complex, multi-center study was an ... Hull, the Company,s president and,chief operating officer. "Enrolling ...
... Three Key Lipids and Had ... CHICAGO, March 31 New data from ... multiple lipid problems, Abbott,s,ABT-335 combined with two commonly ... lipids -- LDL "bad",cholesterol, triglycerides and HDL "good" ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Gen-Probe Begins U.S. Clinical Study of Molecular Test for Human Papillomavirus, Which Causes Cervical Cancer 2Gen-Probe Begins U.S. Clinical Study of Molecular Test for Human Papillomavirus, Which Causes Cervical Cancer 3Gen-Probe Begins U.S. Clinical Study of Molecular Test for Human Papillomavirus, Which Causes Cervical Cancer 4Gen-Probe Begins U.S. Clinical Study of Molecular Test for Human Papillomavirus, Which Causes Cervical Cancer 5Abbott's Phase III Studies of Investigational TriLipix(TM) (ABT-335), in Combination With Statins, Meets Primary Endpoints on Improving LDL, Triglycerides and HDL 2Abbott's Phase III Studies of Investigational TriLipix(TM) (ABT-335), in Combination With Statins, Meets Primary Endpoints on Improving LDL, Triglycerides and HDL 3
For the qualitative detection of human Chorionic Gonadotrophin (HCG) in urine or urine and serum specimens...
ZyDoc offers a full medical transcription and documentation solution....
For the qualitative detection of single and multiple drugs and drug metabolites in human urine...
For the qualitative detection of single and multiple drugs and drug metabolites in human urine...
Medicine Products: