Premie care: The personal touch

Kleiner, Ellen
March 1995
Mothering;Spring95, Issue 74, p28
Discusses hospital care for premature infants in the United States. Importance of breast milk; Lactation efforts at a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU); Innovative preterm feeding programs; Removal of infants from isolettes at an earlier time; Individualized forms of care; Earlier discharge rates.


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