Recent Findings Between Early Infant Feeding Practices and Long-term Health the Focus of ASPHN’s New Brief

According to The First 1,000 Days: Nourishing America’s Future, nutrition during pregnancy and in the first years of a child’s life provides the essential building blocks for brain development, healthy growth and a strong immune system.

ASPHN’s new 20-page brief, “Guidelines and Health Conditions Related to Timing of Early Infant Feeding,” offers relevant findings and proposed supportive measures to address infant feeding practices. These include the timing of complementary foods and the link to health conditions such as obesity, food sensitivity, allergies and anemia.