[Literature Library] Human milk omega-3 fatty acid composition and infant temperament

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[Literature Library] Human milk omega-3 fatty acid composition and infant temperament
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Mothers may be able to shape the behavior of their children through adjusting the omega-3 fatty acid composition in human milk. Infants whose mothers’ milk with higher level of omega-3 fatty acids showed lower scores on the negative affectivity domain of the Infant Behavior Questionnaire (IBQ-R). This component of temperament is link to risk of internalizing disorders in later life.  

 

 

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Hahn-Holbrook J et al. Nutrients. 2019;11(12).

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