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Pediatric Allergy  (Back to top)
Fleischer DM, Spergel JM, Assa'ad AH, Pongracic JA. Primary prevention of allergic disease through nutritional interventions: guidelines for healthcare professionals. J Allergy Clin Immunol: In Practice. 2013;1:29‐36.

Greer FR, Sicherer SH, Burks AW, et al. Effects of early nutritional interventions on the development of atopic disease in infants and children: the role of maternal dietary restriction, breastfeeding, timing of introduction of complementary foods, and hydrolyzed formulas. Pediatrics. 2008;121(1):183-191.

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Bhanegaonkar A,Horodniceanu EG, Ji X, et al. Economic burden of atopic dermatitis in high-risk infants receiving cow's milk or partially hydrolyzed 100% whey-based formula. Journal of Pediatrics. 2015; 166(5):1145-1151.

Du Toit G, Roberts G, Sayre PH, et al. Randomized trial of peanut consumption in infants at risk for peanut allergy. N Engl J Med. 2015;372(9):803-813.

von Berg A, Filipiak-Pittroff B, Krämer U, et al; GINIplus study group. Allergies in high-risk schoolchildren after early intervention with cow's milk protein hydrolysates: 10-year results from the German Infant Nutritional Intervention (GINI) study. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013;131:1565-1573.

von Berg A, Filipiak-Pittroff B, Krämer U, et al. Preventive effect of hydrolyzed infant formulas persists until age 6 years: long-term results from the German Infant Nutritional Intervention Study (GINI). J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008;121(6):1442-1447.

AAAAI Parent Allergy Prevention Brochure

Breastfeeding Recommendations for Preventing Allergic Disease

Recommendations for Use of Hydrolyzed Formulas for Allergy Prevention

Recommendations for Formula Use

Effect of formula use on risk for atopic dermatitis through age 6 years

Breastfeeding  (Back to top)
American Academy of Pediatrics. Policy statement: breastfeeding and the use of human milk. Pediatrics. 2012;129:e827-e841. (Published online Feb. 27) doi: 10.1542/peds.2011-3552.

Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine clinical protocol #10: breastfeeding the late preterm infant (34(0/7) to 36(6/7) weeks gestation) (first revision June 2011). Breastfeed Med. 2011;6(3):151-156.

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American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Breastfeeding. Sample hospital breastfeeding policy for newborns. Accessed March 29, 2013

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Breastfeeding report card. United States, 2012. Accessed January 22, 2013.

United States Breastfeeding Committee. Implementing The Joint Commission Perinatal Care Core Measure on Exclusive Breast Milk Feeding. Rev ed. Washington, DC: United States Breastfeeding Committee; 2010.

Maternal Risk Factors for Lactation Problems

The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding from the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative

LATCH Breastfeeding Assessment

When a newborn and mother must be separated

Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine La Leche League International
American Academy of Family Physicians Lamaze International for Parents 
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists United States Breastfeeding Committee
Baby-Friendly USA. Find Facilities
Wellstart International

Infant Intestinal Microflora  (Back to top)
Braegger C, Chmielewska A, Decsi T, et al; ESPGHAN Committee on Nutrition. Supplementation of infant formula with probiotics and/or prebiotics: a systematic review and comment by the ESPGHAN Committee on Nutrition. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011;52:238-250.

Thomas DW, Greer FR; American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Nutrition; American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. Probiotics and prebiotics in pediatrics. Pediatrics. 2010;126:1217-1231.

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de Weerth C, Fuentes S, Puylaert P, de Vos WM. Intestinal microbiota of infants with colic: development and specific signatures. Pediatrics; originally published online January 14, 2013; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2012-1449

Saavedra JM. Use of probiotics in pediatrics: rationale, mechanisms of action, and practical aspects. Nutr Clin Pract. 2007;22(3):351-365.

Savino F, Tarasco V. New treatments for infant colic. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2010;22:791-797.

Szajewska H, Gyrczuk E, Horvath A. Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 for the management of infantile colic in breastfed infants: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. J Pediatr. 2013;162(2):257-262.

Szajewska H, Ruszczynski M, Radzikowski A. Probiotics in the prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhea in children: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Pediatr. 2006;149:367-372.

When probiotics are clinically useful: What the studies show

Pediatric Obesity  (Back to top)
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American Academy of Pediatrics. Bright Futures Nutrition, Third Edition Pocket Guide. Holt K, ed. 2011.

Siega-Riz AM, Deming DM, Reidy KC, et al. Food consumption patterns of infants and toddlers: where are we now? J Am Diet Assoc. 2010;110(suppl 12):S38-S51.

US Preventive Services Task Force, Barton M. Screening for obesity in children and adolescents: US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement. Pediatrics. 2010;125(2):361-367.

Wang YC, Orleans CT, Gortmaker SL. Reaching the healthy people goals for reducing childhood obesity: closing the energy gap. Am J Prev Med. 2012;42:437-444.

White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity Report to the President. Solving the Problem of Childhood Obesity Within a Generation. May 2010. Accessed February 21, 2011.

Anticipatory Guidance for Avoiding Overweight/Obesity in Early Childhood


American Academy of Pediatrics: For Parents: Healthy Active Living for Families (HALF)  Healthy Children
American Academy of Pediatrics: For Health Care Providers: HALF Implementation Guide Let's Move
CDC Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity,
and Obesity
Nutritional and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care
Childhood Overweight and Obesity Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound
Choose My Plate Shape Up America!
Eat Right Team Nutrition

Very-Low-Birth-Weight Infants  (Back to top)
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Agostoni C, Buonocore G, Carnielli VP, et al. Enteral nutrient supply for preterm infants: commentary from the European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. Committee on Nutrition. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2010;50:85-91.

Birth Weight Classification

Recommended Intakes for Macro- and Micronutrients

Outcomes at 18 to 22 Months' Corrected Age, According to Weight Gain Quartile

Evidence-Based Early Nutritional Practices for VLBW Infants: Recommendations and Evidence Quality