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Breastfed Babies = Higher IQs

Wednesday, 29 October 2008 11:24

The results of an 18 year study of 1,000 New Zealand children has lead researchers to conclude that children who were breastfed achievedconsistently higher IQ scores,higher grades, higher classroom performance ratings and better high school achievements than non-breastfed children.

Horwood J, Fergusson DM   Breastfeeding and later cognitive and academic outcomes   Pediatrics 1998 (Jan);   101 (1):   E9