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Breastfeeding is associated with improved child cognitive development: a population-based cohort study.

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OBJECTIVE: To assess the association between breastfeeding and child cognitive development in term and preterm children. STUDY DESIGN: We analyzed data on white singleton children from the United Kingdom Millennium Cohort Study. Children were grouped according to breastfeeding duration. Results were stratified by gestational age at birth: 37 to 42 weeks (term, n = 11,101), and 28 to 36 weeks (preterm, n = 778). British Ability Scales tests were administered at age 5 years (naming vocabulary,...

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10.1016/j.jpeds.2011.06.035

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of pediatrics
Volume:
160
Issue:
1
Pages:
25-32
Publication date:
2012-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1097-6833
ISSN:
0022-3476
Source identifiers:
236818
Language:
English
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pubs:236818
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uuid:474a51e5-5782-4687-87a5-e4fda340d036
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pubs:236818
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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