Mothers performing in-home measurement of milk intake during breastfeeding of their preterm infants: maternal reactions and feeding outcomes.

@article{Hurst2004MothersPI,
  title={Mothers performing in-home measurement of milk intake during breastfeeding of their preterm infants: maternal reactions and feeding outcomes.},
  author={Nancy M. Hurst and Paula P. Meier and Janet L. Engstrom and Anne Myatt},
  journal={Journal of human lactation : official journal of International Lactation Consultant Association},
  year={2004},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={
          178-87
        }
}
This study compares feeding outcomes and perceptions of mothers using in-home test weights and those who did not use test weights to manage breastfeeding of their preterm infants during the first month after hospital discharge. There were no significant differences in daily weight gain between the 2 groups during the study period. Maternal concerns cited in both groups were similar, namely, knowing how much milk infant is taking, infant gaining adequate weight, and infant getting enough milk… CONTINUE READING
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