Dec 14, 2011

Innovations in the provision of human milk and breastfeeding for infants requiring intensive care

Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing : JOGNN
Diane L Spatz

Abstract

Infant admission to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit requires that the family receives the scientific rationale for the importance of providing human milk for their child. The initiation and maintenance of maternal milk supply must be a priority. Understanding variation in milk composition is crucial so that the infant receives the most appropriate milk throughout the hospital stay. For mothers who wish to breastfeed, a detailed and planned process is essential to ensure success.

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Mentioned in this Paper

Care of Intensive Care Unit Patient
Transcription Initiation
Dietary Requirements
Breast Feeding
Breast Milk Collection
Infant Development
Milk, Human
Specialty Type - Intensive Care
Breast Feeding, Exclusive
Intensive Care Units, Neonatal

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