Establishing breastfeeding with the late preterm infant in the NICU.

  title={Establishing breastfeeding with the late preterm infant in the NICU.},
  author={Carrie-Ellen Briere and Ruth Fitts Lucas and Jacqueline M Mcgrath and Mary M Lussier and Elizabeth Brownell},
  journal={Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={102-13; quiz E1-2}
OBJECTIVE To describe challenges that late preterm infants (LPIs) face with breastfeeding and to provide an overview of current policy statements and practice guidelines that support breastfeeding for LPIs. In addition, we describe current breastfeeding research related to the LPI and combine this research with policies and practice guidelines to provide evidence-based recommendations to guide practice and future research in the NICU. DATA SOURCES Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health… CONTINUE READING