The management of breast feeding among infants with phenylketonuria

  title={The management of breast feeding among infants with phenylketonuria},
  author={Linda Mccabe and Arlene Ernest and Marianne R Neifert and Steven Yannicelli and A. M. Nord and Philip J. Garry and Edward R B Mccabe},
  journal={Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease},
Treatment for phenylketonuria (PKU) involves using low phenylalanine or phenylalanine-free formulas and supplementation with sufficient phenylalanine for normal growth and development. Eighteen infants with phenylketonuria who received breast milk as their primary phenylalanine source were compared with ten other infants with PKU who received their phenylalanine primarily from infant formulas. There were no significant differences between breast-fed and formula-fed infants for serum… CONTINUE READING


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