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Breastfeeding the late preterm infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19012718     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Late preterm infants comprise the fastest growing segment of babies born prematurely. They arrive with disadvantages relative to feeding skills, stamina, and risk for conditions such as hypoglycemia, hyperbilirubinemia, and slow weight gain. Breastfeeding these babies can be difficult and frustrating. Individualized feeding plans include special considerations to compensate for immature feeding skills and inadequate breast stimulation. Breastfeeding management guidelines are described that operate within the late preterm infant's special vulnerabilities.
Authors:
Marsha Walker
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN / NAACOG     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1552-6909     ISO Abbreviation:  J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs     Publication Date:    2008 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-17     Completed Date:  2009-02-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503123     Medline TA:  J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  692-701     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
Affiliation:
National Alliance for Breastfeeding Advocacy, Weston, MA, USA. marshalact@aol.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Breast Feeding*
Evidence-Based Nursing
Female
Gestational Age
Homeostasis
Humans
Hyperbilirubinemia / prevention & control
Hypoglycemia / prevention & control
Hypothermia / prevention & control
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature / physiology,  psychology
Infant, Premature, Diseases / prevention & control
Intensive Care, Neonatal / methods*
Lactation Disorders / epidemiology,  etiology,  prevention & control
Muscle Hypotonia / prevention & control
Neonatal Nursing / methods*
Patient Care Planning
Postnatal Care / methods*
Practice Guidelines as Topic
Respiratory Insufficiency / prevention & control
Risk Factors
Sucking Behavior / physiology
Weight Gain

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