Study finds fewer behaviorial problems in breastfed babies

Babies who are breastfed are less likely to grow into children with behavior problems by the time they reach the age of five than those who receive formula milk.

British researchers used a "strengths and difficulties" questionnaire completed by parents about their children and found that abnormal scores were less common in children who were breastfed for at least four months.

The researchers say the findings "provide even more evidence for the benefits of breastfeeding."
 

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