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[Literature Library] Women providing milk to preterm infants and DHA supplementation

Women providing milk to preterm infants and DHA supplementation

A review article summarizing current evidence related to women providing their preterm infants. Breastfeeding may not meet the DHA needs of very low birthweight infants (VLBWIs). A high milk DHA supply to VLBWIs helps reduce adverse events and support early visual and cognitive development.

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Reference

Koletzko B. Should women providing milk to their preterm infants take docosahexaenoic acid supplements? Clin Perinatol. 2017;44(1):85-93.