Promoting Responsive Bottle-feeding to Reduce Overfeeding and Prevent Rapid Weight Gain during Infancy

Dr. Alison K. Ventura, PhD, CLEC

This presentation will review recent research examining mechanisms underlying associations between bottle-feeding and overfeeding leading to rapid weight gain. This presentation will also highlight recent evidence for the effectiveness of an intervention to promote responsive bottle-feeding within WIC for reducing risk for overfeeding and rapid weight gain among WIC infants.


Date: March 15

Time:9:00 am – 10:30 am PDT

Cost: Free