Published in Women's Health Weekly, November 23rd, 2006
The findings are based on data from the ground-breaking Raine Study at the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, that has tracked the growth and development of more than 2500 West Australian children over the past 16 years.
Researcher Dr. Wendy Oddy said there was growing evidence that bioactive factors in breast milk played an important role in the rapid early brain development that occurs in the first year of life.
"Even when we adjust the results to take into account other factors such as...
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