Table 1.

Participant Characteristics

Type of Beverage Consumed by the Mother During Pregnancy:
Lactation:
Group CWGroup WCGroup WW
Carrot
Water
Water
Carrot
Water
Water
Mothers' age in y
 Mean ± SEM29.0 ± 1.631.9 ± 1.032.6 ± 1.2
Infants' age in mo at cereal test
 Mean ± SEM5.6 ± 0.25.7 ± 0.45.7 ± 0.4
BMI
 Mean ± SEM17.3 ± 0.516.2 ± 0.417.3 ± 0.4
Sex of infants
 girls:boys4:117:107:7
Number of mother–child pairs151714