Feeding infants on demand linked with higher IQ scores

Infants who are fed on demand perform better on IQ tests that infants who are fed on a schedule, new research has shown.

The study of more than 10,000 children found that infants who are schedule-fed do less well academically according to IQ tests taken at ages five, seven, 11 and 14. However, mothers who feed to a schedule score more favourably than those who feed on demand in all wellbeing measures except for depression.

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