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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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DOI: 10.1136/bmj.306.6893.1628



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