Outcomes of human milk-fed premature infants.

@article{Schanler2011OutcomesOH,
  title={Outcomes of human milk-fed premature infants.},
  author={Richard J. Schanler},
  journal={Seminars in perinatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={29-33}
}
Significant benefits to infant host defense, sensory-neural development, gastrointestinal maturation, and some aspects of nutritional status are observed when premature infants are fed their mothers' own milk. A reduction in infection-related morbidity in human milk-fed premature infants has been reported in nearly a dozen descriptive, and a few quasi-randomized, studies in the past 25 years. Human milk-fed infants also have decreased rates of rehospitalization for illness after discharge… CONTINUE READING
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