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Breastfeeding premature babies boosts their IQ later in life, research finds

July 29,2016 Independent -- Premature babies which are breastfed during their first month have higher IQs later in life, research has suggested. The infants have been found to have larger volumes of certain brain regions at term equivalent and have better IQs, academic achievement, working memory and motor function. Research, published in The Journal of Paediatrics, followed 180 premature infants from birth [...]

By |February 1st, 2017|Categories: Baby, Brain, Breastfeeding, Early Development, IQ|0 Comments

Breast-feeding, IQ and learning levels for children

September 3, 2016 Institute for InterGroup Understanding The attached research study about breast-feeding premature infants should go a very long way in reinforcing the high value of breast-feeding to children. The researchers looked at a sample of premature babies and compared the IQ levels of the children who had been fed breast milk during their first weeks in the [...]

By |January 17th, 2017|Categories: Baby, Brain, Breastfeeding, Early Development, IQ|Tags: |0 Comments

Language Gap Between Rich and Poor Children Begins in Infancy

A Stanford study by associate professor Anne Fernald links socioeconomic status (SES) to language development. Her findings provided a correlation to the language gap that can begin in infancy amongst poorer children in comparison to those children with greater means to resources. She conducted her study in communities from different regions to remove any bias. The study tested 18 month [...]

By |January 6th, 2017|Categories: Early Development|0 Comments