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Weighing Diapers for Intake Assessment after Early Discharge

  • E. Sievers
  • S. Haase
  • J. Schaub
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 554)

Abstract

Human milk is regarded as the ideal nutrition for newborns and young infants, and exclusive breastfeeding is recommended (WHO 2003). Lactation consultation may benefit from a simple approach to evaluate the intake in exclusively breastfed infants.

Keywords

Human Milk Exclusive Breastfeed Intake Volume Young Child Feeding Percent Excretion 
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References

  1. Sievers E, Oldigs H-D, Dörner K, Schaub J. Longitudinal zinc balances in breast-fed and formula-fed infants. Acta Paediatr 1992;81:1–6PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. [WHO] World Health Organization. Global strategy for infant and young child feeding. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2003.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Sievers
    • 1
  • S. Haase
    • 2
  • J. Schaub
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsUniversity of KielKielGermany
  2. 2.Municipal HospitalKielGermany

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