Journal article icon

Journal article

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

Abstract:
Background When sufficient maternal breast milk is not available, alternative forms of enteral nutrition for preterm or low birth weight (LBW) 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 LBW infants. However, feeding with artificial formula may ensure more consistent delivery of greater amounts of nutrients. Uncertainty exists about the balance of risks and benefits... Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Publisher's version

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.1002/14651858.cd002971.pub4

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; NPEU
Oxford college:
St Catherines College
Embleton, ND More by this author
McGuire, W More by this author
More from this funder
Grant:
NIHR Cochrane Programme Grant (16/114/03)
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd Publisher's website
Journal:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
6
Pages:
Article: CD002971
Publication date:
2018-06-20
DOI:
ISSN:
1469-493X
Pubs id:
pubs:864515
URN:
uri:af44252d-f2d7-4c29-b151-3b356792416e
UUID:
uuid:af44252d-f2d7-4c29-b151-3b356792416e
Local pid:
pubs:864515
Language:
English

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP