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A study at Brown University using brain images from “quiet” MRI machines adds to the growing body of evidence that breastfeeding improves brain development in infants. Breastfeeding alone produced better brain development than a combination of breastfeeding and formula, which produced better development than formula alone. Read the full article here: http://news.brown.edu/pressreleases/2013/06/breastfeeding

 

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I wonder if it's the breastmilk itself, or the bonding/physical closeness of mom-only to baby, as opposed to everyone else feeding the baby. This is very interesting!


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