Breastfeeding and trajectories of children's cognitive development.

  title={Breastfeeding and trajectories of children's cognitive development.},
  author={Jin Huang and Kristen E Peters and Michael George Vaughn and Christopher Witko},
  journal={Developmental science},
  volume={17 3},
The aim of this study was to examine the association of breastfeeding practices with the growth trajectories of children's cognitive development. We used data from the Child Development Supplement (CDS) of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) with variables on presence and duration of breastfeeding and standardized test scores obtained during three different panel waves (N = 2681). After adjusting for covariates we found that breastfed children had higher test scores but that breastfed and… CONTINUE READING
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