Breast milk may be best for premature babies' brain development -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Breast milk may be best for premature babies' brain development

24/09/2018

Image: Image shows brain maps with information processing hubs represented as black dots; Copyright: Jennifer Brown Research Laboratory, the University of Edinburgh

Babies born before their due date show better brain development when fed breast milk rather than formula, a study has found. Image shows brain maps with information processing hubs represented as black dots. Hubs are widely connected with each other to allow the transfer of information.