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Estimated breastfeeding to support breastfeeding in the neonatal intensive care unit.

Authors
  • Ericson, Jenny
  • Flacking, Renée
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Obstetric Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2013
Volume
42
Issue
1
Pages
29–37
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1552-6909.2012.01423.x
PMID: 23181947
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Estimated breastfeeding is a nonintrusive and feasible method for assessing and supporting the transition from tube feeding to breastfeeding among preterm infants in a NICU. However, the increased risk for not being exclusively breastfed is of concern. Additional research is needed to assess whether this method is appropriate and feasible in varying contexts and cultures.

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