Feeding and Nutrition in the Preterm Infant
ISBN: 0443073783
EAN13: 9780443073786
Language: English
Pages: 228
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 10.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback

Feeding and Nutrition in the Preterm Infant

Book Overview
A practical handbook for healthcare professionals that covers all aspects of pre-term nutrition, using evidence-based information to promote safe and effective practice. Readers will discover problem-solving strategies, interventions, and information on meeting the nutritional requirements of pre-term infants. Easily accessible information on all aspects of pre-term and neonatal nutrition Includes the latest research-based information on mammary physiology and the dynamics of milk expression Discusses the nutritional requirements of the pre-term breastfed infant - and how to succeed in meeting these needs Provides effective interventions to prevent pre-term breastfeeding failures Problem-solving strategies ensure a smooth transition from nasogastric to breastfeeding