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What's new in enterally feeding the preterm infant?
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    Need for more evidence to support feeding protocols for the preterm babies.
    • Dr Falak. N Gureebun Spr, Dr Falak Gureebun Spr neonates
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      • Dr EB Odeka FRCP FRCPCH Consultant With interest in Gastroenterology

    We are very grateful to Caroline for the very thoughtful and well- timed review of evidence for the feeding practices in neonates. We agree with the summary of this review. It is true that feeding of the preterm neonate has undergone major change since the beginning of the 20th century [1]. However, we remain far off from having evidence-based protocols for feeding the preterm or very low birth weight infant. The main que...

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