Does a Good Quality Breastfeed Improve the Blood Glucose Concentration in Hypoglycaemic Babies?

@article{Harris2019DoesAG,
  title={Does a Good Quality Breastfeed Improve the Blood Glucose Concentration in Hypoglycaemic Babies?},
  author={Deborah L Harris and Philip John Weston and Jane E. Harding},
  journal={Neonatology},
  year={2019},
  volume={115},
  pages={234 - 238}
}
Background: Feeding is often used for the initial treatment of hypoglycaemia, but it is not known if pre-feed alertness and observed quality of breastfeeding are related to the subsequent change in blood glucose concentration. Objective: We sought to determine if assessment of pre-feed alertness and the observed quality of the breastfeed were related to the subsequent change in blood glucose concentration in hypoglycaemic babies. Methods: Babies were ≥35 weeks, ≤48 h old, identified as being at… CONTINUE READING
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