Feeding Preterm Infants after Hospital Discharge: Effect of Diet on Body Composition

@article{Cooke1999FeedingPI,
  title={Feeding Preterm Infants after Hospital Discharge: Effect of Diet on Body Composition},
  author={Richard J. Cooke and Kenny P McCormick and Ian J. Griffin and Nick D Embleton and Keith Faulkner and John C. Wells and David C Rawlings},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  year={1999},
  volume={46},
  pages={461-461}
}
Our purpose in this study was to examine whole body composition, using dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) during dietary intervention in preterm infants (≤1750 g birthweight, ≤34 wk gestation). At discharge, infants were randomized to be fed either a preterm infant formula (discharge–6 mo; group A) or a term formula (discharge–6 mo; group B), or the preterm formula (discharge–term) and the term formula (term–6 mo; group C). Nutrient intake was measured between each clinic visit. To measure… CONTINUE READING

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