Study suggests Neanderthal women weaned children at 14 months

05/23/2013 | New Scientist

Barium levels in a tooth from a 100,000-year-old Neanderthal child show it was weaned at 14 months. Manish Arora of the University of Sydney in Australia said this suggests that Neanderthal women began weaning their babies at 7 months, and stopped breastfeeding them 7 months later, meaning they may have matured faster than modern humans.

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