Fact of the Week
There seems to be a link between breastfeeding and a child's IQ. According to a 1992 study in The Lancet, "Breastmilk and Subsequent Intelligence Quotient in Children Born Preterm," babies who were fed their mother's milk had higher IQs (rise of 8.3 points) at seven to eight years of age than those who were formula-fed.
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