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Breastfeeding and neurological development

July 12, 2009

Nine-year-old children who had been breast-fed were compared with a similar group who had not. The breast-fed children showed better neurological development. It may be that the longer-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in breast milk may produce this benefit (The Lancet 344:1319-1322, November 12, 1994)
Copyright 1994 Phylis A Austin