Breastfeeding and intelligence of preschool children

@article{Slykerman2005BreastfeedingAI,
  title={Breastfeeding and intelligence of preschool children},
  author={Rebecca F. Slykerman and J. M. D. Thompson and David M. O. Becroft and Elizabeth Robinson and Jan Pryor and Pm Clark and Chris J. Wild and Edwin A. Mitchell},
  journal={Acta P{\ae}diatrica},
  year={2005},
  volume={94}
}
Aim: To investigate whether breastfeeding during infancy is a determinant of intelligence at 3.5 y. Methods: Five hundred and fifty European children enrolled at birth in the Auckland Birthweight Collaborative Study were assessed at 3.5 y of age. Approximately half were small for gestational age (SGA10th percentile) at birth and half were appropriate for gestational age (AGA>10th percentile). Duration of breastfeeding was recorded at maternal interview, and the intelligence of children was… Expand

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