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Bidirectional associations between mothers’ feeding practices and child eating behaviours

Overview of attention for article published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, January 2018
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Title
Bidirectional associations between mothers’ feeding practices and child eating behaviours
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International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, January 2018
DOI 10.1186/s12966-018-0644-x
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Elena Jansen, Kate E. Williams, Kimberley M. Mallan, Jan M. Nicholson, Lynne A. Daniels

Abstract

This study examined bidirectional relationships between maternal feeding practices and child food responsiveness and satiety responsiveness from 2 to 5 years. Mothers (N = 207) reported their own feeding practices and child eating behaviours using validated questionnaires at child ages 2, 3.7, and 5 years. Cross-lagged analyses were conducted to test for bidirectional effects, adjusting for child BMI z-score (based on measured weight and height) at 14 months. Eating behaviours and feeding practices showed strong continuity across the three time points. Maternal feeding practices (higher reward for behaviour [β = 0.12, p = 0.025] and lower covert restriction [β = -0.14, p = 0.008]) were prospectively associated with higher food responsiveness. Conversely, increased child satiety responsiveness was primarily prospectively associated with mothers' feeding practices (increased structured meal timing [β = 0.11, p = 0.038], overt [β = 0.14, p = 0.010] and covert restriction [β = 0.11, p = 0.022]). The only exception was family meal setting, which was prospectively negatively associated with satiety responsiveness (β = -0.11, p = 0.035). While maternal feeding practices and child satiety and food responsiveness show strong continuity between child age 2 and 5 years, maternal feeding practices appear to be associated with child food responsiveness over time. Conversely, child satiety responsiveness, but not food responsiveness, may also be associated with maternal feeding practices over time. These results are consistent with interventions that provide feeding advice to parents on how to respond appropriately to individual child eating behaviour phenotype. ACTRN12608000056392 . Registered 29 January 2008.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 108 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 19 18%
Researcher 14 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 14 13%
Student > Bachelor 10 9%
Other 7 6%
Other 18 17%
Unknown 26 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 21 19%
Nursing and Health Professions 17 16%
Psychology 14 13%
Social Sciences 8 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 4%
Other 12 11%
Unknown 32 30%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 12. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 13 February 2018.
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#1,725,267
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#762
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#90
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