Human Milk Oligosaccharides in the Milk of Mothers Delivering Term versus Preterm Infants
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Standardized methods of milk sampling in different populations, eg. mothers of preterm and small for gestational age infants
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Longitudinal Changes of Mineral Concentrations in Preterm and Term Human Milk from Lactating Swiss Women
Longitudinal Analysis of Macronutrient Composition in Preterm and Term Human Milk, A Prospective Cohort Study
Method for quantification of glycerophospholipids and sphingomyelin in human milk and infant formula
Other NNI Human Milk Resources
HMO levels in breast milk do not correlate or predict infant growth and body composition during the first 4 months of...
Inspired by Human Milk Research Abstracts
Protein: What Did We Learn from Human Milk? - Sagar Thakkar (19:17)
Protein Evolution of Breast Milk - Sagar Thakkar (1:24)
The Importance of Milk Composition in Early Life to Meet Infants Changing Needs - Bo Lönnerdal (6:42)