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Benefits of breastfeeding babies of disadvantaged mothers

5 July 2022

Research findings from UCL Economics and the Centre for Longitudinal Studies call for improving breastfeeding support for disadvantaged mothers in order to improve their children’s cognitive development.

Mother breastfeeding baby

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