breast milk as babies. Then, they compared these scores to those of non-breastfed children.“Our findings suggest that any amount of breastfeeding has a positive cognitive impact, even after just a few months.” Daniel Adan Lopez, a Ph.D.
candidate in the Epidemiology program and the first author of the study. “That’s what’s exciting about these results. Hopefully, from a policy standpoint, this can help improve the motivation to breastfeed.”Hayley Martin, Ph.D., a medical student in the Medical Scientist Training Program and co-author of the study, mainly researches the benefits of breastfeeding. “There’s already established research showing the numerous benefits breastfeeding has for both mother and child.Read more on powerofpositivity.com