Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

All the scientific support for breastfeeding that the US apparently didn't read

Earlier this year, the U.S. tried to weaken a World Health Organization proposal encouraging the benefits of breastfeeding. Economist Emily Oster pointed out that it's "impossible to disentangle" the most commonly cited benefits of breastfeeding, such as higher IQ and lower obesity rates, from socioeconomic factors. 

July 12, 2018 Quartz