Challenges in the practice of human milk nutrition in the neonatal intensive care unit.

Abstract

The use of human milk for preterm infants has increased over the past decade reflecting an improved awareness of the benefits of human milk. Inherent in this paradigm shift is the recognition that human milk is a living tissue; full of immune cells, probiotics and hundreds of compounds that confer bioactivity and immune protective properties. Together these… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2013.08.002

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