Breast Milk Supports Brain Growth in Premature Infants (audio) Washington University School of Medicine Share Print E-Mail Loading audio... Caption When babies are born prematurely, many of their organ systems aren't finished developing. That's true of the brain, which tends to be smaller in preemies than in babies born at full term. Now, Washington University researchers have found that premature infants fed breast milk develop larger brains than preemies who get little or no breast milk. Jim Dryden reports... Credit Washington University BioMed Radio Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.