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Impact of breast milk intake on body composition at term in very preterm babies: secondary analysis of the Nutritional Evaluation and Optimisation in Neonates randomised controlled trial The objective of this study was to investigate the impact of breast milk … Continue reading

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Hearts Milk Bank: developing the ‘bank with a difference’

The recently established Hearts Milk Bank has recruited over 150 human milk donors in the first 10 months of operation and currently supplies screened and processed donor human milk to 20 NHS neonatal and paediatric units that had previously struggled … Continue reading

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A Fortified Donor Milk Policy is Associated With Improved In-Hospital Head Growth and Weight Gain in Very Low-Birth-Weight Infants

  The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of early human milk feeding (donor milk and/or mother’s own milk) with standard fortification on in-hospital growth of very low-birth-weight infants. This pre-/postretrospective study included selected newborn infants less … Continue reading

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The economic benefits of providing human milk to preterm infants

Human milk not only prevents illness in the first year of life, it also offers considerable cost saving benefits to the NHS. Analysing data from over 50,000 infants, economists carried out an independent assessment of the value of human milk … Continue reading

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