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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
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Peer reviewed

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10.1136/archdischild-2015-310337

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Archives of Disease in Childhood Journal website
Publication date:
2016-05-25
Acceptance date:
2016-05-05
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EISSN:
1468-2044
ISSN:
0003-9888
Source identifiers:
620471
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pubs:620471
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uuid:ddc014ca-7847-4d6b-9068-bd822cbbfd76
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pubs:620471
Deposit date:
2016-05-12

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