Friday, December 24, 2010

Breastfeeding Improves Academic Performance, Especially for Boys

New research suggests that mothers should consider breastfeeding if they want smarter children..
Evidence for the long-term benefits of breast-feeding — well beyond infancy — continue to grow. In the latest analysis of the academic performance of children who were breast- or bottle-fed, researchers found that breast-fed babies scored higher on tests of math, reading and writing skills at 10 years old, compared with those who were bottle-fed as babies. Read more

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