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A double-blind, randomized controlled trial on the use of malunggay (Moringa oleifera) for augmentation of the volume ofbreastmilk among non-nursing mothers of preterm infants

  title={A double-blind, randomized controlled trial on the use of malunggay (Moringa oleifera) for augmentation of the volume ofbreastmilk among non-nursing mothers of preterm infants},
  author={Corazon P. Estrella and J. C. de Bias and Grace Z. David and Michelle A. Taup},
OBJECTIVES: To determine if there is a significant difference in the volume of breastmilk on postpartum days 3 to 5 among mothers with ,preterm infants who take malunggay (Moringa oleifera) leaves com­ pared to those who were given placebo. SETTING: Tertiary government hospital STUDY DESIGN: Double-blind, randomized controlled trial PATIENTS AND METHODS: A total of 68 postpartum mothers admit­ ted at a tertiary government hospital and whose infants had pediatric ages of less than 37 weeks and… 

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