Infant feeding practice and childhood cognitive performance in South India

Sargoor R Veena, Ghattu V Krishnaveni, Krishnamachari Srinivasan, Andrew K Wills, Jacqueline C Hill, Anura V Kurpad, Sumithra Muthayya, Samuel C Karat, Mahadevu Nalinakshi, Caroline H D Fall

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Abstract

Several studies have suggested a beneficial effect of infant breastfeeding on childhood cognitive function. The main objective was to examine whether duration of breastfeeding and age at introduction of complementary foods are related to cognitive performance in 9- to 10-year-old school-aged children in South India.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)347-54
Number of pages8
JournalArchives of Disease in Childhood
Volume95
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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