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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Fingerprint

Human Milk
Necrotizing Enterocolitis
Neonatal Intensive Care Units

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

Cite this

@article{007063c428e44338999b0e95b18312bc,
title = "Closing the Gap Between Recommended and Actual Human Milk Use for Fragile Infants: What Will It Take to Overcome Disparities?",
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.",
keywords = "Breastfeeding, Disparities, Donor milk, Human milk, Human milk expression, Necrotizing enterocolitis, Very low birth weight infant",
author = "Gephart, {Sheila M} and Newnam, {Katherine M.}",
year = "2018",
month = "1",
day = "1",
doi = "10.1016/j.clp.2018.09.003",
language = "English (US)",
journal = "Clinics in Perinatology",
issn = "0095-5108",
publisher = "W.B. Saunders Ltd",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Closing the Gap Between Recommended and Actual Human Milk Use for Fragile Infants

T2 - What Will It Take to Overcome Disparities?

AU - Gephart, Sheila M

AU - Newnam, Katherine M.

PY - 2018/1/1

Y1 - 2018/1/1

N2 - 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.

AB - 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.

KW - Breastfeeding

KW - Disparities

KW - Donor milk

KW - Human milk

KW - Human milk expression

KW - Necrotizing enterocolitis

KW - Very low birth weight infant

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=85058153917&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=85058153917&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1016/j.clp.2018.09.003

DO - 10.1016/j.clp.2018.09.003

M3 - Article

C2 - 30771818

AN - SCOPUS:85058153917

JO - Clinics in Perinatology

JF - Clinics in Perinatology

SN - 0095-5108

ER -