Mandel School’s Meeyoung O. Min leads study on how a baby’s first stool can predict future cognitive problems

Newborns’ first poop can reveal their future ‘cognitive’ status
ANI News: Meeyoung O. Min, research assistant professor in the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, led a study that revealed a baby’s first stool has the potential to predict future cognitive problems. As part of Project Newborn, Min found that high levels of Fatty Acid Ethyl Esters in the baby’s first stool could mean the baby will go on to have problems with intelligence and reasoning.