Human Milk in the NICU

Human Milk in the NICU

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This unique text covers the use of banked, or stored, human milk in the hospital for premature and sick infants, and discusses the advantages of human milk feedings and the elements of hazard or risk introduced by the use of formulas, including rationales for the use of both mother s own milk and donor human milk in the NICU. This reference also highlights domestic health policies that impact the use of human milk for sick and fragile infants, international models and policies for milk banking, the history of donor milk banking and how it came into being and ethical issues surrounding the delivery of milk banking services and donor human milk in the NICU.qA comparison of the bacterial composition of breast milk stored at room temperature and stored in the refrigerator. ... Contamination of breast milk obtained by manual expression and breast pumps in mothers of very low birthweight infants.

Title:Human Milk in the NICU
Author:Lois D. W. Arnold
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2010-10-22


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