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Early discharge with tube feeding at home for preterm infants is associated with longer duration of breast feeding
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    Choice of booking: postnatal implications for infants requiring neonatal community care.

    We note with interest the findings of Meerlo-Habing et al that early discharge with nasogastric tube feeding and specialised neonatal community support was associated with longer duration of breastfeeding in preterm infants1. In their study infants were assigned to early discharge with nasogastric tube (NGT) feeding or discharge on full oral feeds based largely on parental wish. In our unit provision of early discharge...

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