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To the Editor The prospective study by Azad et al1 concluded that consumption of artificially sweetened beverages (ASBs) during pregnancy may increase the infant body mass index z score (BMIz) measured at 1 year of age.1 We do not agree with this interpretation of the results.
Mullie P, Clarys P, Autier P. Artificially Sweetened Beverage Consumption During Pregnancy and Infant Body Mass Index. JAMA Pediatr. Published online September 26, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.2816