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New Research from Australia: Breastfeeding Helps Boys Develop Academically

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We have known for some time now that breastfeeding boosts brainpower. However, there is more good news on this topic for breastfeeding parents and their children. A new Australian study published in the journal Pediatrics concludes that infants breastfed for six months or longer, especially boys, perform better in school at age 10 compared to bottlefed children. Babies who were mostly breastfed for six months or longer had higher academic scores on standardized tests than those breastfed fewer than six months.

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http://www.businessweek.com/lifestyle/content/healthday/647640.html

New Research from Australia: Breastfeeding Helps Boys Develop Academically

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