Closing the Gap Between Recommended and Actual Human Milk Use for Fragile Infants: What Will It Take to Overcome Disparities?

Sheila M Gephart, Katherine M. Newnam

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Abstract

This article describes the components of human milk and their value to reduce risk for necrotizing enterocolitis, disparities in access to human milk, potential relationships to care practices within the neonatal intensive care unit, and ways to overcome the disparity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalClinics in Perinatology
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - Jan 1 2018

Keywords

  • Breastfeeding
  • Disparities
  • Donor milk
  • Human milk
  • Human milk expression
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis
  • Very low birth weight infant

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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