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Donor human milk for muslim infants in the United Kingdom

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Donor human milk (DHM) is currently used in Neonatal Units (NNUs) for feeding preterm infants when own mother’s milk (OMM) is not available or insufficient. In 2014, the latest Cochrane review 1 showed that in preterm and low birth weight infants, feeding with formula compared with DHM results in a higher risk of developing necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). As the incidence of NEC increases in relation to the other complications of preterm birth, 2 there is growing interest in the use of DHM, ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1136/archdischild-2015-310337

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Archives of Disease in Childhood Journal website
Publication date:
2016-05-25
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1468-2044
ISSN:
0003-9888
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uuid:ddc014ca-7847-4d6b-9068-bd822cbbfd76
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620471
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pubs:620471

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