Feeding and Nutrition in the Preterm Infant, 1st Edition

Authors :
Elizabeth A. Jones & Caroline King

A practical handbook for healthcare professionals that covers all aspects of pre-term nutrition, using evidence-based information to promote safe and effective practice. Readers will discover problem-solving strategies, interventions, and informat......view more

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A practical handbook for healthcare professionals that covers all aspects of pre-term nutrition, using evidence-based information to promote safe and effective practice. Readers will discover problem-solving strategies, interventions, and information on meeting the nutritional requirements of pre-term infants.

Key Features
  • Easily accessible information on all aspects of pre-term and neonatal nutrition
  • Includes the latest research-based information on mammary physiology and the dynamics of milk expression
  • Discusses the nutritional requirements of the pre-term breastfed infant - and how to succeed in meeting these needs
  • Provides effective interventions to prevent pre-term breastfeeding failures
  • Problem-solving strategies ensure a smooth transition from nasogastric to breastfeeding

Author Information
By Elizabeth A. Jones, MPhil, Breastfeeding Specialist (Neonatal Unit), North Staffordshire Hospital (NHS) Trust, UK and Caroline King, BSc(Hons), SRD, Specialist Neonatal and Paediatric Dietitian Department of Nutrition & Dietetics, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK