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Breastfeeding, the use of docosahexaenoic acid-fortified formulas in infancy and neuropsychological function in childhood.

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OBJECTIVE: To investigate the relation between breastfeeding, use of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)-fortified formula and neuropsychological function in children. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: Southampton, UK. SUBJECTS: 241 children aged 4 years followed up from birth. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: IQ measured by the Wechsler Pre-School and Primary Scale of Intelligence (3rd edn), visual attention, visuomotor precision, sentence repetition and verbal fluency measured by the NEPSY, and visua...

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10.1136/adc.2009.165050

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Journal:
Archives of disease in childhood
Volume:
95
Issue:
3
Pages:
174-179
Publication date:
2010-03-01
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EISSN:
1468-2044
ISSN:
0003-9888
Source identifiers:
126375

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