Association between breast feeding, child development and behaviour.

  title={Association between breast feeding, child development and behaviour.},
  author={Jean Golding and Imogen S. Rogers and Pauline M Emmett},
  journal={Early human development},
  volume={49 Suppl},
Consistent data are available to suggest that children who have been breast fed are, on average, intellectually more able than their formula-fed contemporaries. This has been shown in eight of 10 population studies and all three studies of low birthweight infants. In general, the longer the child has been breast fed the more pronounced the effect. There is evidence that breast milk that has been pasteurised before feeding does not have this effect, but that fresh breast milk is effective… CONTINUE READING
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