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We commend Poets and Lorenz1 for their thorough review on strategies likely to reduce bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD). They present an overview of the effectiveness and safety of interventions backed by randomised controlled trials (RCT) and aimed at preventing BPD. Their study concludes with nine recommendations for effective BPD prevention. The authors do not include breast feeding among the recommended interventions to prevent BPD. In addition to the research on breast feeding that is discussed by Poets and Lorenz, there are other observational studies that have addressed this topic. First, Dicky et al …
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