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Longer Breastfeeding Associated With Higher IQ, Better Socioeconomic Status, Study Shows

Humanosphere: Breastfeeding longer may contribute to later success, study finds
“A new study from Brazil shows that children who breastfed longer had higher IQs and overall improved socioeconomic status,” Humanosphere reporter Tom Murphy writes about a study published this week in The Lancet Global Health, noting, “The big news is that the breastfeeding associated improvements occurred across socioeconomic status…” (3/19).

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