Breastfeeding Infant - 692 Words
November 24, 2012
Breastfeeding the Late Preterm Infant
The late preterm infant encounters many disadvantages when it comes to breastfeeding and life in general. The late preterm infant is at an increased risk for “airway instability, apnea, bradycardia, excessive sleepiness, excessive weight loss, dehydration, feeding difficulties, weak sucking, jaundice, hypoglycemia, hypothermia, immature self-regulation, respiratory distress, sepsis, prolonged artificial milk...
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