Breast feeding and child behaviour in the Millennium Cohort Study.
OBJECTIVE: To examine whether breast feeding is associated with behavioural development in children aged 5 years. DESIGN: The authors used data from a large, prospective, nationally representative UK cohort, the Millennium Cohort Study. PARTICIPANTS: 10 037 mother-child pairs from white ethnic background (9525 term and 512 preterm children) were included in the analyses. METHODS: Duration of breast feeding (at all or exclusively) was ascertained from parental interview at study baseline, when...Expand abstract
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