It's not always about the mom -- grandmothers also play a role in a child's respiratory fitness.
When grandmothers helped feed their grandchildren after weaning, their daughters could produce more children at shorter intervals.
The likely mechanism underlying the beneficial effects is the presence of long-chain saturated fatty acids found in breast milk, which are essential for brain development.
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