Cohort Study: Breastfeeding is Important for Cognitive Development in Term and Preterm Infants

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Lynne P. Lewallen, Associate Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Implications for practice and research: Cognitive development is enhanced with any breastfeeding, but more significantly with at least 4 months of breastfeeding.; Preterm infants may especially benefit from breastfeeding.;Studies using multi-ethnic participants should be conducted to see if the increase in cognitive ability shown in this study holds true among other ethnic groups.

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Evidence- Based Nursing, 15(3), 85-86
Language: English
Date: 2012
Breast-feeding, Infants, Cognitive Development

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