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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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Early characteristics of infants with pulmonary hypertension in a referral neonatal intensive care unit

Approximately 8–23% of premature infants develop pulmonary hypertension (PH), and this diagnosis confers a higher possibility of mortality. As a result, professional societies recommend PH screening in premature infants. However, the risk factors for and the outcomes of PH may … Continue reading

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Early, rapidly progressive enteral nutrition promotes growth of very low birth weight (VLBW) infants

Abstract Aim: This study describes the effects of a quality improvement program to promote improved postnatal nutrition on the growth of very low birth weight (VLBW) infants. Methods: Daily data regarding nutrition and growth were collected from the medical record … Continue reading

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