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Researchers have found a link between HMO composition resulting from genetic polymorphisms, and language development in infancy. Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), the third most abundant solid component of human milk (HM), have been linked to a number of potential health benefits. In particular, both sialyllactose (SL) and 2’-fucosyllactose (2’-FL) have been implicated to benefit early cognitive development in preclinical studies.