Benefits of donor human milk for preterm infants: current evidence.

  title={Benefits of donor human milk for preterm infants: current evidence.},
  author={Enrico Bertino and Francesca Giuliani and Luciana Occhi and Alessandra Coscia and Paola Tonetto and Federica Marchino and Claudio Fabris},
  journal={Early human development},
  volume={85 10 Suppl},
It's undoubted that optimum nutrition for term infants is breastfeeding, exclusive for the first six months, then followed by a complementary diet and carried on, if possible, for the first year of life or even more. During the last decades several data confirmed the great advantages of fresh mother's milk use also for feeding very low and extremely low birthweight preterm infants. When mother's milk is unavailable or in short supply, pasteurized donor breast milk is widely used in neonatal… CONTINUE READING

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