Feeding and Nutrition in the Preterm Infant

Feeding and Nutrition in the Preterm Infant

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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 breastfeedingDuring the early period of introducing enteral feeds staff must be vigilant, particularly if mothers are utilizing multiple bottles to ... culprit for sore nipples during milk expression is the use of a collection funnel (i.e. breast shield) that is too small.

Title:Feeding and Nutrition in the Preterm Infant
Author:Elizabeth Jones, Caroline King
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2005


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