hrp0089p2-p165 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity P2 | ESPE2018

The Protective Effect of Exclusive Breastfeeding for overweight/Obesity in Children with High Birth Weight

Kim Hae Soon , Lee Jung Won , Lee Myeongjee , Ha Eun-Hee , Kim Young Ju

Background and objectives: A positive association between birth weight and BMI among children and adolescents has been shown in many populations. Several studies have indicated that breastfed children have lower risk of childhood obesity. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate the BMI trajectory according to birth weight status and protective effect of breastfeeding on overweight/obesity prevalence in children 6 years of age.Methods: A retro...