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Does Breastfeeding Boost IQ?

Study Shows Breastfed Kids Score Better on Some IQ Tests

Breastfeeding and IQ: Second Opinion continued...

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months, suggesting mothers can continue as long as it is mutually acceptable.

According to the CDC, 73.8% of U.S. mothers who gave birth in 2004 ever breastfed. Of those, 41.5% still breastfed at six months, but just 11.3% exclusively through six months. The data is in the Breastfeeding Report Card, issued in 2007.

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