Low Birth Weight

Premature, small for gestational age and low birth weight babies are an important public health concerns, especially in developing countries.This section covers the importance of using different nutrition approaches when managing low birth weight. It also brings extensive information on the nutritional requirements and adequate interventions recommended to ensure the best possible outcomes.  

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Nutrition and Growth Yearbook 2024

In this book, renowned experts in their field summarize and annotate selected peer-reviewed manuscripts that were published between July 1, 2022, and June 30, 2023 on malnutrition, obesity and body composition, epigenetics, nutrition for preterm and term infants, maternal nutrition and nutrition in pregnancy, cognition, chronic diseases, and their intersections with nutrition and growth. Each article was evaluated for clinical importance, especially for healthcare professionals who deal with these specific cases, and discusses its applications in their everyday practice.

Human breast milk for preterm infants

Human breast milk for preterm infants

Nicholas Embleton
Small actions, big impact: Immediate skin-to-skin care for every baby eveywhere

Small actions, big impact: Immediate skin-to-skin care for every baby everywhere

Silke Mader
Johns Hopkins study shows mother's diet may boost immune systems of premature infants (news)

Johns Hopkins study shows mother's diet may boost immune systems of premature infants

World Prematurity Day  2020 (events)

World Prematurity Day 2020

Human Milk Banking (videos)

Human Milk Banking

Hans van Goudoever
Ten key concepts in Neonatal Nutrition (videos)

Ten key concepts in Neonatal Nutrition

Nicholas Embleton
Longitudinal Analysis of Macronutrient Composition in Preterm and Term Human Milk, A Prospective Cohort Study  (publications)

Longitudinal Analysis of Macronutrient Composition in Preterm and Term Human Milk, A Prospective Cohort Study

Human Milk Oligosaccharides in the Milk of Mothers Delivering Term versus Preterm Infants (publications)

Human Milk Oligosaccharides in the Milk of Mothers Delivering Term versus Preterm Infants

Longitudinal Changes of Mineral Concentrations in Preterm and Term Human Milk from Lactating Swiss Women (publications)

Longitudinal Changes of Mineral Concentrations in Preterm and Term Human Milk from Lactating Swiss Women

Nutrition and growth Yearbook 2020 (publications)

Nutrition and growth Yearbook 2020

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