Breast Milk & Brain Health (2008) - Food for the Brain

Breast Milk & Brain Health (2008)

This study investigated breast milk and brain health. In a study of 17,046 babies, followed for 6.5 years, those that were breastfed scored better on all measures of intelligence and academic skills of reading and writing than those who were not.

Kramer M S et al., Breastfeeding and Child Cognitive Development New Evidence From a Large Randomized Trial, Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2008;65(5):578-584

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