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Baby growth needs proper re-evaluation

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7513.406-a (Published 11 August 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:406
  1. Magda Sachs, PhD student (magda@sachsdavis.clara.net)
  1. Department of Midwifery Studies, University of Central Lancashire, Preston PR1 2HE

    EDITOR—Discussion of the forthcoming World Health Organization growth charts and their possible adoption in the United Kingdom is welcome but neds to be focused on the issues.

    Wright asks whether the growth charts that we currently use are inaccurate, particularly in applying them to breastfed babies.1 Although this is an interesting and important question, a more illuminating one might …

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