Until When Are Special Milk For Premature Babies Used?
Morning, my child was born prematurely with a weight of 2.1 and is now 2 months old and has gained weight 2, 8, and I want to ask if my baby is still using a special milk for premature babies whether ordinary milk, thank you
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The condition of breastfeeding premature babies will be a little different from non premature babies, this is related to the condition of the organs of the baby who have not experienced mature maturation so that it is actually best to provide breast milk and based on breastfeeding research on mothers who give birth to premature babies have compositions that have nutritional higher during the first 4 weeks. Regarding formula feeding, it can be considered and it is better to adjust the dose and also consider giving it by a pediatrician so that it does not only see the growth of body weight but also looks at development so that if it is to be replaced it should also be consulted with the pediatrician who initially gave it.
Some ways to breastfeed premature babies so that it can be done effectively are
Breastfeeding using the kangaroo method is that the baby is hugged so that the baby also gets the right warmth
Try to give as often as possible with a short duration is okay but often
When with breast milk, position the baby's mouth against the breast
Thus information may be useful