Social Development

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Does nursing my toddler affect her socially?

Social Development

One study that dealt specifically with babies nursed longer than a year showed a significant link between the duration of nursing and mothers' and teachers' ratings of social adjustment in 6-8 year old children. In the words of the researchers, "There are statistically significant tendencies for conduct disorder scores to decline with increasing duration of breastfeeding."

   

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10/6/2011 4:06:04 PM
Marie said:

A link to the study would be helpful.




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