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Feeding and drinking skills in preterm and low birth weight infants compared to full term infants at a corrected age of nine months.
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PMID:  23273865     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Feeding and drinking skills were registered in 47 preterm (<32weeks) and/or low birth weight (<1500g) infants and compared to 52 healthy full term infants at a (corrected) age of nine months. In the preterm and/or SGA infants a delay was found for sufficient postural balance, drinking independently from a bottle, eating skills and accepting teeth brushing at a corrected age of nine months compared to healthy controls. For tongue position and movement, and choking during drinking no difference was found between both groups.
Authors:
Susanna L den Boer; Johannes A Schipper
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Early human development     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1872-6232     ISO Abbreviation:  Early Hum. Dev.     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708381     Medline TA:  Early Hum Dev     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Sophia Children's Hospital, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
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