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Indirect Test Weighing (ITW) for Estimating Overnight Breast Milk Intake By Infants

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Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

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Indirect test weighing (ITW) is a method developed by Imong et al for use in field studies to estimate the amount of breast milk ingested overnight by infants. This uses maternal and infant weight change together with input-output measures. The authors are from Chiang Mai, Thailand, and the University of Bristol in England.

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