What is a NICU's Cost In Using Prolacta Products?

Additional Resources

Huston RK, et al. "Decreasing Necrotizing Enterocolitis and Gastrointestinal Bleeding in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: The Role of Donor Human Milk and Exclusive Human Milk Diet in Infants Less 1500 g birth weight.ICAN: Adult Child and Adolescent Nutrition. 20 August 2013. 13:127. doi: 10.1186/1471-2431-13-127


Ganapathy V, et al. “Costs of Necrotizing Enterocolitis and Cost-Effectiveness of Exclusively Human Milk-Based Products in Feeding Extremely Premature Infants.” Breastfeeding Medicine. February 2012. 7(1):29-37. doi: 10.1089/bfm.2011.0002.


Assad M, et al. "Decreased cost and improved feeding tolerance in VLBW infants fed an exclusive human milk diet."  Journal of Perinatology. 12 November 2015. doi: 10.1038/jp.2015.168.


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