Responsive parent intervention in infancy can reduce BMI z score

(HealthDay)—A responsive parenting intervention initiated in early infancy can reduce body mass index (BMI) z score; however, a 36-month multicomponent behavioral intervention does not change BMI trajectory, according to two studies published in the Aug. 7 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Ian M. Paul, M.D., from the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, and colleagues […]

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