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.
- Easily accessible information on all aspects of pre-term and neonatal nutrition
- Includes the latest research-based information on mammary physiology and the dynamics of milk expression
- Discusses the nutritional requirements of the pre-term breastfed infant - and how to succeed in meeting these needs
- Provides effective interventions to prevent pre-term breastfeeding failures
- Problem-solving strategies ensure a smooth transition from nasogastric to breastfeeding
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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- © Churchill Livingstone 2005
- 22nd September 2005
- Churchill Livingstone
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Breastfeeding Specialist (Neonatal Unit), North Staffordshire Hospital (NHS) Trust, UK
Specialist Neonatal and Paediatric Dietitian Department of Nutrition & Dietetics, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
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