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Nutrition: enteral nutrition for the preterm infant

This clinical guideline from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) discusses nutritional requirements for preterm infants receiving enteral nutrition. It does not give guidance on the prescription of parenteral nutrition (PN). Definitions relating to prematurity and birthweight Prematurity • Preterm: birth date before 37 completed weeks gestation. Gestational age: time elapsed between the first day of […]

European Guidelines for Feeding Preterm Infants

What are the ESPGHAN nutritional guidelines? The European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) is a multi-professional organization set up to promote the health of children. ESPGHAN’s nutritional guidelines offer comprehensive and practical advice on the feeding of preterm infants1. Their goal is to ensure that infants who are born prematurely receive all […]