Nutrition and well-being of families with children
Study aims: To investigate the role of family context and eating behavior practices in health and body composition.

Data collection/ methods: The data were and are collected using a variety of methods, including biological samples, questionnaires and study visits already from pregnancy Data from multiple sources are used to obtain a more complete picture of the early feeding, growth and health of young children.

 

Research point
Research instrument
Pregnancy
Questionnaires: IDQ
3-4 mo
Questionnaires, parents: TFEQ
Biological samples: breastmilk, faecal sample (children)
13 mo
Questionnaires, parents: TFEQ, FNS
Questionnaires, children: Picky eating
 
Study visit: Health status, Length/height, weight, Waist
Biological samples: Cheek-swabs sample, faecal sample (children), blood samples
18 mo
Questionnaires, parents:: TFEQ
Questionnaires, children:
 
2 yr
Questionnaires, parents: IDQ, CFQ.
Questionnaires, children: CFNS, CEBQ
 
Study visit: Health status, Length/height, weight, Waist, body composition
3 yr
Questionnaires, parents: IDQ, TFEQ
Questionnaires, children:
 
Study visit: Health status, Length/height, weight, Waist, body composition
 
5 yr
Questionnaires, parents: IDQ, TFEQ, CFQ
Questionnaires, children: CFNS, CEBQ
 
Study visit: Health status, Length/height, weight, Waist, body compositon
6 yr
Questionnaires, parents:
 

Indeed; Follow-up diary on child nutrition (Duration of exclusive and total breastfeeding, Introduction of complementary foods, Introduction and use of infant formulas), infectious diseases etc. reported in detail from birth to 2 yrs.

Research group (seniors):

PhD, Academy Research Fellow Mari Sandell

PhD, adjunct professor Hanna Lagström

PhD, adjunct professor Kaisa Linderborg

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