Premature infants 750-1,250g birth weight supplemented with a novel human milk-derived cream are discharged sooner

Amy B. Hair, Erynn M. Bergner, Martin L. Lee, Alvaro G Moreira, Keli M. Hawthorne, David J. Rechtman, Steven A. Abrams, Cynthia Blanco

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Abstract

Objective: Infants may benefit from early nutritional intervention to decrease hospital stay. To evaluate the effects of adding a human milk (HM)-derived cream (Cream) product to a standard feeding regimen in preterm infants. Materials and Methods: In a prospective multicenter randomized study, infants with birth weights 750-1,250 g were assigned to a Control or Cream group. The Control group received a standard feeding regimen consisting of mother's own milk or donor HM with donor HM-derived fortifier. The Cream group received the standard feeding regimen along with an additional HM-derived cream supplement when the HM they received was

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)133-137
Number of pages5
JournalBreastfeeding Medicine
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Maternity and Midwifery
  • Pediatrics
  • Health Policy

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    Hair, A. B., Bergner, E. M., Lee, M. L., Moreira, A. G., Hawthorne, K. M., Rechtman, D. J., Abrams, S. A., & Blanco, C. (2016). Premature infants 750-1,250g birth weight supplemented with a novel human milk-derived cream are discharged sooner. Breastfeeding Medicine, 11(3), 133-137. https://doi.org/10.1089/bfm.2015.0166