Breastfeeding Management for the Late Preterm Infant: Practical Interventions for “Little Imposters”
Infants who are late preterm (34–36 weeks) may appear mature, but they are physiologically, metabolically and neurologically immature. Late preterm infants are at higher risk for a number of problems including poor feeding, jaundice, hospital re–admittance and potential breastfeeding failure. This article provides specific strategies for working with late preterm infants and avoiding these negative health outcomes.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: September 1, 2010
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