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What is the relationship between the frequency of eating during lactation and post-partum weight loss?

Approach to Answering the Question
NESR Systematic Review

Frequency of Eating Subcommittee

Systematic Review Protocol
Developed for each scientific question being examined, the protocol describes the plan for how the systematic review will be conducted. The protocol provides the: 

  • Analytic framework, 
  • Literature search and screening plan, and 
  • Literature search and screening results. 

For this question, frequency of eating will consider the number of daily eating occasions. In addition, outcomes include change in weight from baseline (post-partum) to a later time point during the post-partum period and post-partum weight retention (if gestational weight gain is controlled for).

For additional details, see the full protocol for the question, what is the relationship between the frequency of eating during lactation and post-partum weight loss? 

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Draft Conclusion
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