Skip navigation
Skip navigation

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

Quigley, Maria A; Henderson, Ginny; Anthony, Mary Y; McGuire, William

Description

Background: When sufficient maternal breast milk is not available, the alternative sources of enteral nutrition for preterm or low birth weight infants are donor breast milk or artificial formula milk. Feeding preterm or low birth weight infants with formula milk might increase nutrient input and growth rates. However, since feeding with formula milk may be associated with a higher incidence of feeding intolerance and necrotising enterocolitis, this may adversely affect growth and development....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/59093
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002971.pub2

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Quigley_Formula_milk_versus_donor_2007.pdf330 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  20 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator