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Effects of human milk fortification on morbidity factors in very low birth weight infants

Bhat, B.A.; Bhaskar Gupta

Annals of Saudi Medicine 21(5/6): 292-295


ISSN/ISBN: 0256-4947
Accession: 003742364

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Background: The use of human milk as a sole source of nutrients for preterm infants has been the subject of debate in recent years. We studied the morbidity factors associated with hospitalization of very low birth weight (VLBW) infants fed human milk with and without fortification. Patients and Methods: One hundred VLBW infants were randomly assigned to two groups with stratification for gestation and weight.

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