101 Reasons You Should Breastfeed Your Baby

May 17, 2016

14. Your baby will have maximum brain growth

Breastmilk is perfectly formulated for maximum neurological growth, it contains perfect quantities of GLA and DHA whilst most formulas do not contain them at all. DHA is the essential long-chain omega-3 fatty acid needed for brain development and the fatty acid found in highest concentration in the brain. A deficiency of DHA is associated with lower IQ.

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