A Comparison of Outcomes in Demand Versus Schedule Formula-Fed Premature Infants.

@article{Waber1998ACO,
  title={A Comparison of Outcomes in Demand Versus Schedule Formula-Fed Premature Infants.},
  author={Brenda Waber and Eileen Gillis Hubler and Mary L Padden},
  journal={Nutrition in clinical practice : official publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition},
  year={1998},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={132-135}
}
This qualitative short-term study was designed to determine if preterm infants who are fed in response to their own feeding cues, gain weight at a faster rate than infants fed on a schedule that may not correspond with these cues. Self-regulatory feeding behaviors have been studied by several previous investigators, and growing interest in neurobehavioral development of premature infants led to the hypothesis that ability to exhibit feeding cues is enhanced when premature infants are demand fed… CONTINUE READING

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