Table 4 Nutritional condition of infants with or without milking
Nutritional conditionControl group(n = 20)Milked group(n = 20)95% CIp Value
Breast feeding within the first 28 days, No (%)14 (70)15 (75)0.32 to 5.180.72
Feeding start (days)6.0 (2.8)6.0 (2.7)−1.68 to 2.160.50
Milk ⩾100 ml/kg (days)27.9 (8.6)19.6 (8.5)−14.16 to −2.38<0.01**
Maximum body weight loss (%)18.9 (5.3)13.9 (6.2)−9.41 to −2.54<0.01**
Day at maximum weight loss (days)6.7 (1.8)5.9 (1.2)−1.75 to 0.270.07
Day at regain birth weight (days)34.6 (5.9)28.5 (10.4)0.32 to 11.970.04*
  • Data are mean (SD) unless stated otherwise.

  • *p<0.05; **p<0.01.