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Cognitive Effects of Breastfeeding

@inproceedings{Englard2016CognitiveEO,
  title={Cognitive Effects of Breastfeeding},
  author={Abraham Englard},
  year={2016}
}
and four the two groups that were assessed, both significantly from the first to fourth month. the group of breastfed babies the formula fed babies in visual acuity scoring. These results parallel to findings of decrease in docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) of red blood cells in formula fed infants” DHA is an omega-3 fatty acid found in breast milk. DHA seems to play a role in cognitive development. This is evidenced by the combination of results of the former study and a random-ized intervention… 

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