Breast-feeding raises children's IQs, study says

Tuesday, May 6, 2008 - 02:28 in Psychology & Sociology

Children whose mothers took part in a program that encouraged the practice had higher verbal scores than children in a control group, a large study finds. Increased breast-feeding during the first months of life appears to raise a child's verbal IQ, according to a study of nearly 14,000 children that was released Monday.

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