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Specialised milk feeds for term and preterm infants

Good nutrition is important at all stages of life but none more so than during infancy. The aim of this article is to provide a summary of the nutritional qualities of breast milk, breast milk fortifier and the various types … Continue reading

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The temporal relationship between exposure to bovine milk products and surgical NEC in preterm infants

Necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) continues to be a major cause of neonatal mortality and morbidity. It is less common in breastfed infants suggesting a protective role for breast milk. However NEC is now being seen in fully breast milk fed infants … Continue reading

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Hydrolysed formula for preterm infants

Review question: does feeding preterm infants with cow’s milk formula containing predigested (hydrolysed) proteins rather than whole proteins improve digestion and reduce the risk of severe bowel problems? Background: preterm infants often find cow’s milk formula more difficult to digest … Continue reading

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