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Protocol - Breast or Bottle Feeding Patterns

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Protocol Name from Source:

The Expert Review Panel has not reviewed this measure yet.

Availability:

Publicly available

Description:

These parent-reported, self-administered questions obtain information on the infant's feeding schedule, frequency of adding supplemental foods, and feeding lengths.

Protocol:

1. In the past 7 days, how many times was your baby usually fed in a 24-hour period? Please include breast feedings, bottles, meals, snacks, and night-time feedings.

[ ]  1 to 2

[ ]  3

[ ]  4

[ ]  5

[ ]  6

[ ]  7

[ ]  8 or more

2. During the past 2 weeks, how often was your baby put to bed with a bottle of formula, breast milk, juice drink, or any other kind of milk?

[ ] At most bedtimes, including naps

[ ] At most night bedtimes, but not naps

[ ] At most naps, but not night bedtimes

[ ] Only occasionally at bedtimes, including naps

[ ] Never

3. How often have you added each of the following items to your baby's bottle or to pumped (or expressed) breast milk in the past 2 weeks? If you have not given your baby a bottle in the past 2 weeks, "X" here [ ] and go to the next question.

a. Vitamins or minerals

[ ] Never

[ ] Only Rarely

[ ] Every Few Days

[ ] About Once a Day

[ ] At Most Feedings

[ ] Every Feeding

b. Baby Cereal

[ ] Never

[ ] Only Rarely

[ ] Every Few Days

[ ] About Once a Day

[ ] At Most Feedings

[ ] Every Feeding

c. Sweetener

[ ] Never

[ ] Only Rarely

[ ] Every Few Days

[ ] About Once a Day

[ ] At Most Feedings

[ ] Every Feeding

d. Medicine

[ ] Never

[ ] Only Rarely

[ ] Every Few Days

[ ] About Once a Day

[ ] At Most Feedings

[ ] Every Feeding

e. Other (Specify) _______________________________

[ ] Never

[ ] Only Rarely

[ ] Every Few Days

[ ] About Once a Day

[ ] At Most Feedings

[ ] Every Feeding

IF YOUR BABY WAS BREASTFED OR FED BREAST MILK IN THE PAST 7 DAYS, PLEASE CONTINUE.

4. About how long did an average breastfeeding session last?

[ ]  Less than 10 minutes

[ ]  10 to 19 minutes

[ ]  20 to 29 minutes

[ ]  30 to 39 minutes

[ ]  40 to 49 minutes

[ ]  50 or more minutes

5. How many times in the past 7 days was your baby fed pumped breast milk to drink? (Write in 0 if your baby was not fed pumped milk to drink.)

____________________ TIMES

Personnel and Training Required

None

Equipment Needs

None

Requirements

Requirement CategoryRequired
Average time of greater than 15 minutes in an unaffected individualNo
Major equipmentNo
Specialized requirements for biospecimen collectionNo
Specialized trainingNo

Mode of Administration

Self-administered

Life Stage:

Infant

Specific Instructions:

Special notes for parents completing these questions include the following:

1. If your baby is regularly cared for by someone else, it is very important that you ask your child care provider to give you information for the feeding questions.

2. If you have older children, please think ONLY about your youngest baby when you answer the questions.

Research Domain Information

Release Date:

December 30, 2009

Definition

A measure to assess the types of feedings and feeding schedules of an infant currently between 6 and 12 months of age.

Purpose

It is well established that bottle-feeding practices that include sweet liquid in the bottle, particularly overnight, increase an infant's risk for early childhood caries.

Selection Rationale

The protocol chosen includes questions about the respondent's infant feeding practices and is taken from a national study.

Language

English

Standards

StandardNameIDSource
Common Data Elements (CDE)Person Breast Or Bottle feeding Pattern Text2966276CDE Browser
Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC)Oral breast bottle feeding proto62578-0LOINC

Process and Review

The Expert Review Panel has not reviewed this measure yet.

Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Infant Feeding Practices Study II (IFPS-II) 2005. Postnatal Month 12, questions A-1.2 (question 1), 5 (question 2), 6 (question 3), 16 (question 4), and 18 (question 5).

General References

Warren, J. J., Weber-Gasparoni, K., Marshall, T. A., Drake, D. R., Dehkordi-Vakil, F., Dawson, D. V., & Tharp, K. M. (2009). A longitudinal study of dental caries risk among very young low SES children. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 37(2), 116–122.

Protocol ID:

80101

Variables:

Export Variables
Variable NameVariable IDVariable DescriptionVersiondbGaP Mapping
PX080101_Feeding_FrequencyPX080101010000In the past 7 days, how many times was your baby usually fed in a 24-hour period? Please include breast feedings, bottles, meals, snacks and night-time feedings.4N/A
PX080101_Bed_With_Feeding_FrequencyPX080101020000During the past 2 weeks, how often was your baby put to bed with a bottle of formula, breast milk, juice drink, or any other kind of milk?4N/A
PX080101_Feeding_Bottle_Past_Two_WeeksPX080101030100Did you give your baby a bottle in the past 2 weeks?4N/A
PX080101_Feeding_Bottle_Vitamin_MineralPX080101030200How often have you added each of the following items to your baby's bottle or to pumped (or expressed) breast milk in the past 2 weeks? Vitamins or minerals.4N/A
PX080101_Feeding_Bottle_Baby_CerealPX080101030300How often have you added each of the following items to your baby's bottle or to pumped (or expressed) breast milk in the past 2 weeks? Baby Cereal.4N/A
PX080101_Feeding_Bottle_SweetenerPX080101030400How often have you added each of the following items to your baby's bottle or to pumped (or expressed) breast milk in the past 2 weeks? Sweetener4N/A
PX080101_Feeding_Bottle_MedicinePX080101030500How often have you added each of the following items to your baby's bottle or to pumped (or expressed) breast milk in the past 2 weeks? Medicine4N/A
PX080101_Feeding_Bottle_OtherPX080101030601How often have you added each of the following items to your baby's bottle or to pumped (or expressed) breast milk in the past 2 weeks? Other4N/A
PX080101_Feeding_Bottle_Other_ItemPX080101030602Specify the item(s) added.4N/A
PX080101_Breastfeeding_Session_LengthPX080101040000IF YOUR BABY WAS BREASTFED OR FED BREAST MILK IN THE PAST 7 DAYS, About how long did an average breastfeeding session last?4N/A
PX080101_Pumped_Breast_Milk_TimesPX080101050000How many times in the past 7 days was your baby fed pumped breast milk to drink? (Write in 0 if your baby was not fed pumped milk to drink.)4N/A