Increased incidence of severe breastfeeding malnutrition and hypernatremia in a metropolitan area.

OBJECTIVE To identify common characteristics among infants with breastfeeding malnutrition in a region with an increasing incidence of breastfeeding malnutrition. DESIGN Retrospective case series. SETTING A 361-bed regional tertiary care children's hospital in a 1.7 million population metropolitan area. PATIENTS CASE SERIES five infants with severe… CONTINUE READING