Recorded: EIP 2011 ● Language: English ● Duration: 24 minutes Topic: Pediatric Nutrition


Speaker: KIM FLEISCHER MICHAELSEN, Professor, Dr Med. Sci., Department of Human Nutrition, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

  Learning Objectives: (1) Understand how breastfeeding influence growth and the most important mechanisms behind the effect. (2) Learn how the composition of the diet during the complementary feeding period can influence growth. (3) Learn the background and the characteristics of the new WHO Growth Standards, how it differs from previous references and which effects implementing these standards can have on infant feeding.