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Baby-led weaning for infants doesn't influence weight gain

Infants who followed baby-led weaning at age 6 months were as likely to have healthy growth or to become overweight at age 24 months as those who were spoon-fed, researchers reported in JAMA Pediatrics. However, the findings showed less food fussiness and increased food enjoyment at age 12 months as well as reduced satiety responsiveness at age 24 months among those who were self-fed.

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