- Sharing the science on human milk feedings with mothers of very-low-birth-weight infantsNancy A Rodriguez
Infant Special Care Unit Evanston Hospital, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, 2650 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 34:109-19. 2005..This article reviews the evidence for the health outcomes of mothers' milk feeding in very-low-birth-weight infants and provides examples of ways to share this science with mothers so that they can make an informed feeding decision...
- Oropharyngeal administration of colostrum to extremely low birth weight infants: theoretical perspectivesN A Rodriguez
Infant Special Care Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Evanston Hospital, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
J Perinatol 29:1-7. 2009..Oropharyngeal administration of OMC may have immunomodulatory effects on the recipient infant, and would be especially beneficial to the ELBW infant who would otherwise remain nil per os during the first days of life...