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Breastfeeding can prevent hyperactivity and distraction


Israeli researchers have found that breastfed babies are less likely to develop hyperactivity and attention deficit (AHDH) disorders, but the exact causes are still being sought.

It has been proven in countless ways that a breastfeeding with fun effect is for the psychic and mental development of infants. Can you protect them from the most commonly diagnosed neurobehavioural disorders of hyperactivity and attention, in children and adolescents?

The relationship between breast milk and ADHD

An Israeli research has found a clear relationship between breastfeeding rates and the propensity to develop AHDH, even taking into account typical risk factors. I found that three was a month old, baby doll fed on pacifier they are three times more likely to have abnormalities than their mothers reared during the same period. The results of the study were published in Breastfeeding Medicine. Magazine, and the Annual Meeting of Pediatricians in Washington D.C. was also presented at a recent gathering.
Dr. Aviva Mimouni-Bloch, one of the most renowned researchers, said that the strength of the correlation caused a number of surprises because the role of Ra'anana's Loewenstein Rehabilitation Kurdish Children's Neurodevelopmental Center is clear In the case of AHDH genetic factors.

Relevant, not causal

"On the other hand, we need to be careful about these results in the middle," he adds. "So far, we have done our research in no way did not show the unequivocal cause between the two things. Even so, these children have such a difficult nature from the outset that their mothers, if they wish, will not breastfeed. For the time being, we can talk about just being connected. "
Another limitation of the study is that it was prepared retrospectively, so that the parents questioned later on about breastfeeding instead of making real-time observations.
"In contrast, differences were statistically opposed," says Mimouni-Bloch. "After a long pondering, we finally came to the conclusion that prevention of hyperactivity and attention deficit disorder you can add to the list of known benefits of breastfeeding. "

Breastfeeding Can Prevent Hyperactivity And Attention Deficit (Photo: Europress)

Comparison with non-AHDH brothers

The basic idea behind the unsupported study is Dr. Dr Beilinson Kuhrhazz Rabin of the Petah Tikva Medical Center. She is linked to Anna Kachevanskaya, who first linked breastfeeding to AHDH prevention. He also contacted Mimouni-Bloch as a pediatric and pediatric neuro-specialist, who at this time dealt with the diagnosis and treatment of AHDH in children at a pediatric neuro-clinic dr. Avinoam Shufer at the Schneider Children's Center.
Dr Aviva Mimouni-Bloch said: "We had no prior data breast-fed and non-breast-fed infants Amongst others, in the context of the AHDH, we have decided together to conduct this research by dr. Beilinson. With Nehama Linder. "
Between 2008 and 2009, researchers in Schneider compared the breastfeeding history of children aged 6 to 12 years, who were previously divided into three groups. The first group included children diagnosed with AHDH, the second group their siblings and the control group those who had no neurobehavioral problems.
"The specialty of our study was given by the two control groups," said Mimouni-Bloch. "The siblings of hyperactive and attention-deprived children were included because they have similar genetic backgrounds and environments, and their mother's breastfeeding habits are the same."
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All risk factors were taken into account, taking into account that children with AHDH were much less likely to be breastfed until the age of oneas in the case of children in the other two groups. The children of AHDH breastfeeded barely 43 percent at the age of three months, compared to 69 percent among their siblings and 73 percent in the control group. At six months, this rate was 29 percent for children with attention deficit and hyperactivity, 50 percent for siblings, and 57 percent for the control group.

Is mother or milk the critical point?

The numbers speak for themselves, but the researchers do not know if the milk or the mother is a protective benefit for direct contact I can write to you. In any case, a previous study cited by Israeli researchers found that children fed from a nasogastric probe filled with human breast milk had an 8-point higher intelligence score (IQ).
"There are fatty acids in human breast milk that have positive returns. But direct contact status can also play a decisive role. We are not sure about that," says Mimouni-Bloch, who teaches Tel Aviv Orviv.
"We plan to continue researching with more doctor and psychologist, so that children can be educated as they grow, says Mimouni-Bloch. Nagybbytya, dr. Francis Benjamin Mimouni of Dwek Children's Hospital of Tel Aviv helped him analyze the data and write the article.
A similar study using different methods was presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting by Dr. Andrew Adesman of the Cohen Pediatric Center in New York. Their research found that children with AHDH had breastfeeding 54 percent, while those with attention deficit hyperactivity and 78 percent did not. Adesman compared 54 children to AHDH pre-school with the same number of healthy children, using 2007 National Health Survey data. According to Mimouni-Bloch, this second study also serves to substantiate their results.