The Effects of Breastfeeding in Infants With Phenylketonuria.

  title={The Effects of Breastfeeding in Infants With Phenylketonuria.},
  author={Engin Kose and Betul Aksoy and Pinar Kuyum and Nilhan Tuncer and Nur Arslan and Yesim Ozturk},
  journal={Journal of pediatric nursing},
PURPOSE In the early years of phenylketonuria (PKU) treatment, mothers and healthcare professionals often decide to discontinue breastfeeding after the diagnosis of PKU in infants. It was believed to be the only effective way to monitor the infant's intake and allow for precise titration and measurement of the intake of phenylalanine (Phe). In the early… CONTINUE READING