Nutrition in late preterm infants.

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dc.contributor.author Asadi, Sharin en
dc.contributor.author Bloomfield, Francis en
dc.contributor.author Harding, Jane en
dc.date.accessioned 2019-09-23T22:23:31Z en
dc.date.issued 2019-11 en
dc.identifier.citation Seminars in Perinatology 01 Jan 2019 en
dc.identifier.issn 0146-0005 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/47919 en
dc.description.abstract Late preterm infants comprise the majority of preterm infants, yet there are few data to support best nutritional practice for these infants. Breastmilk is considered the best choice of enteral feeding for late preterm infants. However, supplementation of breastmilk may be indicated to promote optimal growth. Preterm formulas can be used for supplementation of breastmilk or as a breastmilk substitute but there is little evidence for their use in the late preterm infant. Feeding difficulties are common and some infants require intravenous nutritional support soon after birth. Others require tube feeding until full sucking feeds are established. Future research should focus on whether nutritional support of late preterm babies pending exclusive breastfeeding influences growth, body composition and long-term outcomes of late preterm infants and, if so, how nutritional interventions can optimise these outcomes. en
dc.format.medium Print-Electronic en
dc.language eng en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Seminars in perinatology en
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dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ en
dc.title Nutrition in late preterm infants. en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1053/j.semperi.2019.06.008 en
pubs.issue 7 en
pubs.begin-page 151160 en
pubs.volume 43 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
pubs.publication-status Published en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't en
pubs.subtype Review en
pubs.subtype Journal Article en
pubs.elements-id 776749 en
pubs.org-id Liggins Institute en
pubs.org-id LiFePATH en
dc.identifier.eissn 1558-075X en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2019-07-15 en
pubs.dimensions-id 31301818 en


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