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Human milk and the preterm baby

Human milk and the preterm baby

Bmj 306(6893): 1628-1629

This Editorial discusses the benefits of breast feeding and human milk for premature and low birth weight infants. It covers issues of infant development and the reduction of infections and necrotizing enterocolitis. Supplementation of human milk to suit the special nutritional needs of preterm infants is also addressed.

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PMID: 8324426

DOI: 10.1136/bmj.306.6893.1628

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