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The creamatocrit, fat and energy concentration in human milk produced by mothers of preterm and term infants.
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PMID:  22185660     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Abstract Objective: The objective of this study was to investigate the composition of breast milk which had been gathered from mothers for over first two weeks of lactation and to compare the changes in composition of preterm and term milk. Methods: A prospective, single center study was provided in Warsaw, Poland. The samples of breast milk from 22 mothers who had delivered prematurely and 39 mothers who had given birth to term infants were collected. The creamatocrit, energy and fat concentration were estimated in each participant's breast milk sample twice a day morning and night hours. Results: The lowest creamatocrit, calories and fat concentration was indicated in the preterm milk obtained in the morning 4.86 %, 663.8 kcal/l and 33.6 g/l, respectively. The highest milk parameters were observed in the night samples of full-term milk and measured 9.6%, 919.7 kcal/l, and 60.7 g/l, respectively. No significant differences in analysed parameters were observed between preterm and full-term milk p >0.05. In summary, creamatocrit, calories and lipid concentration in brest milk shows the daily differences. Colostrum and mature milk from mothers of preterm neonates differed from colostum and mature milk from mothers of term neonates. They had lipid contents, creamatocrit level and calorific value.
Authors:
Kociszewska-Najman Bozena; Borek-Dzieciol Beata; Szpotanska-Sikorska Monika; Wilkos Ewa; Pietrzak Bronislawa; Wielgos Miroslaw
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-12-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1476-4954     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136916     Medline TA:  J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Neonatology Ward, 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland.
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