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Feeding and Nutrition in the Preterm Infant

A practical handbook for healthcare professionals that covers all aspects of pre-term nutrition, using evidence-based information to promote safe and effective practice. Readers will discover problem-solving strategies, interventions, and information on meeting the nutritional requirements of pre-term infants.

Midwives; paediatric dieticians; neonatal nurses; paediatricians and neonatologists; health visitors; primary care physicians.

Paperback, 228 Pages

Published: September 2005

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-07378-6


  • Chapter 1. Benefits of Human Milk for the Preterm Baby

    Chapter 2. Nutritional Requirements

    Chapter 3. Ensuring Nutritional Adequacy of Human Milk Fed Preterm Babies

    Chapter 4. Mammary Anatomy and Physiology

    Chapter 5. Milk Expression

    Chapter 6. Milk Banking

    Chapter 7. Enteral Feeding

    Chapter 8. Monitoring Growth and Outcome

    Chapter 9. Feeding Development

    Chapter 10. Transition from Tube to Breast

    Chapter 11. Feeding Problems

    Chapter 12. Benchmarking, Standards, Audit and Education





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