duration, 87, 89

nutrition support of, 87, 90

obesity risk reduction, 5, 87

peer support, 90, 160-161

prevalence, 87

promoting and supporting, 11, 86-88, 89, 90, 157

race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status and, 87, 88

rationale for recommendations, 87-90

recommendations, 11, 86

state laws, 88-89

Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding, 87-88

Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding, 89, 91

worksite policies, 11, 28, 87, 88-89, 90

Built environment for physical activity, 5, 9, 23, 27, 61, 62-63, 65-70

C

C-reactive protein, 48, 138

Cadmium, 154

Calorie-dense, nutrient-poor foods, 27, 122, 138, 158

Carbamates, 153

Cardiovascular disease, 45, 48, 94

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1, 14, 19, 43, 87, 125

BMI gender-specific charts, 37, 39-42

growth charts, 8, 35, 36, 38, 39, 42

screen time recommendations, 123

Task Force on Community Preventive Services, 123

VERB campaign, 127-128

Charge to committee, 17-18

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), 5-6, 11, 13, 30, 87, 93, 94, 95, 101, 103-105, 107

Child care settings (see also Standards for child care)

Breastfeeding Friendly, 11, 90, 91

crib, car seat, and high chair use, 70

decreasing sedentary behavior, 9-10, 70-72

healthy eating, 5-6, 11, 23, 93, 101, 103, 107

home-based vs. center-based, 122

in low-income neighborhoods, 27-28

physical activity, 5, 8-9, 29, 61, 65-66, 70

quality of, 72

screen time in, 13, 29-30, 72, 121, 122

sleep in, 6-7, 15, 136

staff development/training, 10, 67, 72-76, 107

strollers, swings, and bouncer seats/chairs, 70

Childcare Mealtime and Active Play Partnerships (ChildcareMAPP), 102

Children with disabilities, physical activity, 5, 9, 61, 67, 69-70, 74

Collaborative Perinatal Project, 47-48

Consumer Product Safety Commission, 68

D

DDT, 154

Delaware, child care standards, 30, 71, 74, 101

Diet of U.S. children (see also Breastfeeding; Eating behavior; Healthy eating; Infant formula)

added sugar, salt, and fat, 21, 85, 93, 94, 96-97

CACFP meal patterns, 93

calorie-dense, nutrient-poor foods, 27, 122, 138, 158

dairy products, 19, 37, 85, 91, 94, 96-97, 105, 159, 162

fruits and vegetables, 19, 21, 27, 85, 93, 94-96, 104, 105, 106, 126, 159

sugar-sweetened beverages, 19, 91, 96-97, 158, 162

whole grains, 37, 85, 94-95, 96, 105, 159

Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA), 6, 12, 60, 93, 94, 97, 98, 158

Dietary guidelines for children under 2 years, 6, 12, 97-98

Diethylstilbestrol, 153

Dyslipidemia, 94, 158

Dystocia, 50, 159

E

Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale-Revised (ECERS-R), 72

Early Head Start, 11, 87, 90, 101, 160

Eating behavior (see also Diet of U.S. children; Healthy eating)

development of food preferences, 85-86, 93, 96, 97, 99, 119, 121, 122, 125, 128

marketing/advertising and, 119, 121, 122, 125, 128

rewards or bribes and, 99

self-regulation, 6, 12, 98, 99, 100, 101

Electronic medical records, 39



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