Funding for this research was provided by:
National Medical Research Council ([NMRC/TCR/004-NUS/2008; NMRC/TCR/012-NUHS/2014], NMRC/CBRG/0039/2013)
Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences ([SICS/YIG/2013/002)
Biomedical Resarch Council Singapore (Grant ID: SPF2013/002)
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Received: 7 December 2018
Accepted: 22 January 2020
First Online: 12 February 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All mothers provided informed written consent, and the research was approved by the National Healthcare Group Domain Specific Review Board (DSRB) and the SingHealth Centralized Institute Review Board (CIRB).
: Although no authors have a direct conflict of interest regarding the topic of the current manuscript, Yap-Seng Chong has received reimbursement for speaking at conferences sponsored by companies selling nutritional products. He is also part of an academic consortium that has received research funding from Abbott Nutrition, Nestle, and Danone.