Formula vs. Breast Feeding and Development

Researchers at the Univeristy of Arkansas have compared the outcomes of infants fed soy-protein formula or cow's milk formula to those breast-fed. This observational study shows that breast-fed infants experienced slightly higher but significant developmental and language scores than those fed either type of formula at 12 months of age. It should be noted that…

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Soy Formula Good for Baby’s Cognition

Comparing infants fed cow's milk-based formula or soy-based formula, researchers, using standardized developmental testing found little or no differences. Breastfed infants had a slight advantage on some measures when compared to the formula fed groups, but these differences were very small in magnitude.PositiveTip: If human breast milk is not an option, soy or cow's milk…

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