Fatty acids in early human milk after preterm and full-term delivery.


BACKGROUND It has been much debated whether fatty acid composition of human milk differs after preterm as compared to full-term delivery. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Human milk samples were obtained from mothers of preterm (n = 8, gestational age: 28.0 [4.2] weeks, birthweight: 1,235 [420] g, median [interquartile range]) and full-term (n = 10, gestational age… (More)