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Formula-Fed Preemies at Higher Risk for Dangerous GI Condition, Surgery than Babies Who Get Donor Milk - 05/02/2011

Formula-Fed Preemies at Higher Risk for Dangerous GI Condition, Surgery than Babies Who Get Donor Milk

Release Date: May 2, 2011

Extremely premature babies fed human donor milk are less likely to develop the dangerous intestinal condition necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) than babies fed a standard premature infant formula derived from cow’s milk, according to research by investigators at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and elsewhere.

Read the full release on Johns Hopkins Childrens Center website.

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