Low-income, depressed moms tend to overfeed their babies

04/29/2012 | U.S. News & World Report

A study presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting showed poor, depressed single mothers were 15 times more likely than those who were not depressed to overfeed their babies by adding cereals to bottles, which can contribute to childhood obesity. "It is important to provide support for parents related to healthy feeding practices if we are to end the epidemic of childhood obesity," lead author Dr. Candice Taylor Lucas said.

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