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PPREMO: A prospective cohort study of preterm infant
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Strategies for feeding the preterm infant
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POFRAS is an instrument developed to evaluate the readiness of the preterm infant
to initiate oral feeding in the mother's womb [4,5].
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) epidemiology, in every 10 new born infants, 1 infant is considered a preterm infant
Clinical outcomes and cost of moderately preterm infant
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KC has consistently demonstrated positive calming effects on the full-term and preterm infant
. The benefits extend far beyond the parent child bonding, and researchers have hypothesized KC may positively influence the neurological system and aid in cognitive and physical development.
This study extends knowledge about prebiotic and probiotic supplementation in the preterm infant
finding benefit and potential to improve overall wellbeing.
This intervention alone would address the issue of iron stores in the preterm infant
more than adequately.
And so the list could go on until we can describe the behaviours and movements that we see in the very preterm infant
. Our knowledge of fetal movements has been much enhanced from the observations seen during ultrasound of the embryo and the fetus, and these are documented and extensively referenced in this book.
The results of this study suggest that elective cesarean section in the preterm infant
has infant morbidity risks and should not be performed unless necessary (DeLuca et al., 2009).