‘Breastfeeding duration is associated with larger cortical gray matter volumes in children from the ABCD study’
Paper from the JCPP
Background – Despite the numerous studies in favor of breastfeeding for its benefits in cognition and mental health, the long-term effects of breastfeeding on brain structure are still largely unknown. Our main objective was to study the relationship between breastfeeding duration and cerebral gray matter volumes. We also explored the potential mediatory role of brain volumes on behavior.
Authors: Christian Núñez, Alfredo García-Alix, Gemma Arca, Thais Agut, Nuria Carreras, Maria J. Portella, Christian Stephan-Otto
First published: 22 March 2023
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