TITLE

Optimising the provision of human milk for preterm infants

AUTHOR(S)
Jones, Elizabeth; Spencer, Stephen Andrew
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Jul2007, Vol. 92 Issue 4, pF236
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the optimization of breast milk for preterm infants by teaching mothers effective milk expression techniques. It stated that mothers should be given realistic expectations regarding the initial milk volume because the amount produced can be as little as few drops of colostrum. The milk expression technique includes a supportive environment for the mother, regular breast massage using a good technique, and simultaneous pumping of both breasts.
ACCESSION #
25773506

 

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