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Formula versus donor breast milk for feeding preterm or low birth weight infants.

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BACKGROUND: When sufficient maternal breast milk is not available, alternative sources of enteral nutrition for preterm or low birth weight infants are donor breast milk or artificial formula. Donor breast milk may retain some of the non-nutritive benefits of maternal breast milk for preterm or low birth weight infants. However, feeding with artificial formula may ensure more consistent delivery of optimal levels of nutrients. Uncertainty exists about the balance of risks and benefits of feed...

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Quigley, M More by this author
McGuire, W More by this author
Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Volume:
4
Issue:
4
Pages:
CD002971
Publication date:
2014
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:6fc07b17-4c77-464e-8774-39f4c04c19ee
Source identifiers:
463387
Local pid:
pubs:463387

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