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Breastfeeding may boost brain growth
Breastfeeding may boost brain growth (June 7, 2013 - Insidermedicine) From Rhode Island – Breastfeeding may enhance brain growth in babies, according to a report published in NeuroImage. Researchers studied a group of children under the age of 4, using a specialized child-friendly MRI. They found that children who were breastfed had enhanced brain development when compared to those who were formula-fed exclusively or fed a combination of formula and breastmilk. The enhanced regions were in parts of the brain associated with language, cognition and emotional function.
 
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