(PRWEB) September 05, 2013
Breastfed children may have higher IQs, said a new study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics (7.29.13). According to the research findings, three and seven years old breastfed children scored higher on language and intelligence tests, reported Reuters (7.29.13).
The study results showed children who were fed only breast milk performed a little better on the language and intelligence tests for each extra month women of reported breastfeeding, said Reuters.
The research findings also support recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics for exclusive breastfeeding of infants for approximately six months, followed by a combination of solid foods and more breastfeeding. The components of breast milk, including amino acids, omega-3 fatty acids and cholesterol, are believed to be important for the development of children’s brains.
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The mombo nursing pillow is available at Babies “R” Us™. It comes in a diverse assortment of slipcovers that range from solid colors and patterns. Mombo pillows can be color-coordinated and customized.
The study tracked 1,312 Massachusetts women and was entitled, “Infant Feeding and Childhood Cognition at Ages 3 and 7 Years. Effects of Breastfeeding Duration and Exclusivity.”
The Reuters article cited is “Breastfeeding tied to kids' intelligence.”
About Comfort & Harmony™
The Comfort & Harmony brand is designed to exceed baby’s comfort needs while appealing to mom’s sense of style. Thoughtfully designed to create a supremely cozy environment for baby in sweet and heartwarming fashions that mom adores, the brand offers nursing pillows, swings, bouncers, shopping cart covers and rockers. Every Comfort & Harmony product incorporates nurturing features, such as ergonomic designs and plush fabrics that pamper mom and baby where it’s needed most.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Comfort & Harmony is one of the seven brands under Kids II, Inc., manufacturer, designer and marketer of toys and baby gear. Visit http://www.kidsii.com.
About Kids II®, Inc.
Kids II has been inventing and reinventing baby and infant toys and gear for more than 40 years and has quickly become one of the world’s fastest growing baby product companies. Headquartered in Atlanta, Kids II spans globally with operations in six continents serving customers in more than 70 countries. Driven by innovation, design and a comprehensive brand portfolio, Kids II is the next generation leader of baby and infant products.
Kids II designs, markets and distributes more than 400 unique baby and infant products, selling more than 22.8 million items per year. On average, it launches 125 new products a year. Under its flagship brands, Kids II has produced more than 100 award-winning products.
The brand portfolio strength runs deep under the Kids II umbrella, which includes its signature brands Bright Starts™, Ingenuity™ and Comfort & Harmony™, as well as licenses to design and manufacture products for Disney Baby™, Baby Einstein™, Oball™ and Taggies™.
Kids II’s international affiliate operations are located in Australia, Canada, Europe, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico and South Africa. Visit http://www.kidsii.com.