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How to Optimize the Use of Mother's Own Milk in the NICU

Written by Dr. Meg Parker, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine In the NICU, mother’s breast milk is medicine for very premature infants. Mother’s breast milk has a multitude of nutritional and immune…

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Human Milk and the Prevention of Necrotizing Enterocolitis

For premature and medically fragile babies, breast milk can be a lifesaving intervention. The NEC Society’s webinar series on human milk covered evidence-based practices for optimizing the use of human milk with babies at increased risk of NEC, as well…

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Dr. Hair encourages moms to donate breast milk, help save a baby from NEC

Written by Roseanne Moore, Texas Children’s Hospital What is supposed to be a joyous occasion – the birth of your baby – suddenly gives way to anxiety. While you know the next few months are critical to your premature infant’s…

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