NIH-funded study results may inform efforts to prevent childhood obesity

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NIH-funded study results may inform efforts to prevent childhood obesity

Congratulations to Leann Birch, William P. “Bill” Flatt Childhood Obesity Professor with UGA’s College of Family and Consumer Sciences and an OIBR Fellow, on the release of a great article from NIH regarding an intervention designed to help first-time mothers effectively respond to their infant’s cues for hunger, sleep, feeding, and other infant behaviors significantly improved the body mass index (BMI) z-scores of the child through age 3 years compared with the control group. To read the article and for more information on the results of the study by Intervention Nurses Start Infants Growing on Health Trajectories (INSIGHT), go here.