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Breastfeeding and educational achievement at age 5.

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Our aim was to investigate whether the duration of breastfeeding, at all or exclusively, is associated with educational achievement at age 5. We used data from a prospective, population-based UK cohort study, the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS). 5489 children from White ethnic background born at term in 2000-2001, attending school in England in 2006, were included in our analyses. Educational achievement was measured using the Foundation Stage Profile (FSP), a statutory assessment undertaken by...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
Author
Journal:
Maternal and child nutrition
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Pages:
92-101
Publication date:
2014-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1740-8709
ISSN:
1740-8695
Source identifiers:
322943
Language:
English
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pubs:322943
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uuid:13bde0c7-0070-43c6-9ae3-307478e8c42c
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pubs:322943
Deposit date:
2013-11-17

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