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Medical Forum | How safe are baby-led approaches to infant feeding?


Associate Professor Anne-Louise Heath, Department of Human Nutrition
Postgraduate research group: Lisa Daniels, Louise Fangupo, and Claudia Leong

About the Research

Associate Professor Anne-Louise Heath is currently Co-Principal Investigator (with Associate Professor Rachael Taylor) for the BLISS (Baby Led Introduction to SolidS) study, a randomized controlled trial of the use of a baby-led approach to infant feeding. This session will feature updates from the following researchers on the BLISS study:

Lisa Daniels
Title of PhD Research: A randomised controlled trial of a baby-led approach to complementary feeding: Impact on iron and zinc intake and status at 12 months of age

Louise Fangupo
Title of MSc Research: Does a baby-led approach to complementary feeding have an impact on the risk of growth faltering and choking in infants aged 0-12 months?

Claudia Leong
Title of PhD Research: Microbiota and diet in infants and young children

About Medical Forum

Medical Forum is a weekly lecture series presenting cutting edge medical research by leaders in their fields. The presentations are designed for health professionals, academics and clinical researchers, and students across the Division of Health Sciences (especially ELM and postgraduate candidates). Medical Forum is hosted by the Otago Postgraduate Medical Society as a joint initiative with the Dunedin School of Medicine, the School of Biomedical Sciences, and the Southern District Health Board.

Date Wednesday, 5 April 2017
Time 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Audience All University,Alumni
Event Category Health Sciences
Event Type Seminar
DepartmentPreventive and Social Medicine (DSM), Women's and Children's Health (DSM), Surgical Sciences (DSM), School of Physical Education, Psychological Medicine (DSM), Pathology (DSM), Dean's Department (DSM), General Practice and Rural Health (DSM), Medicine (DSM), General Practice and Rural Health (DSM), Human Nutrition
LocationDental Blue Lecture Theatre | Ground Floor, Dentistry Building
Contact NameDr Sarah Soper

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