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Formula milk versus maternal breast milk for feedingpreterm or low birth weight infants

Henderson, Ginny; Anthony, Mary Y; McGuire, William


Background: Maternal breast milk may contain less nutrients than artificial formula milk but may confer important non-nutrient advantages for preterm or low birth weight infants. Objectives: To determine the effect of feeding with formula milk compared with maternal breast milk on rate of growth and developmental outcomes in preterm or low birth weight infants. Search strategy: The standard search strategy of the Cochrane Neonatal Review Group was used. This included electronic searches of the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002972.pub2


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