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Long-term growth outcomes: SGA preemies catch up at 2 years

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Learning Objectives:

  • Summarize the benefits of human milk and an exclusive human milk diet for very low birth weight (VLBW) infants
  • Outline causes of poor growth in VLBW infants
  • Evaluate long-term, post-discharge growth in appropriate-for-gestational-age versus small for gestational age (SGA) premature infants who received an exclusive human milk diet
  • Develop strategies to promote growth on an exclusive human milk diet

Speaker:

Keli Hawthorne, MS, RD, LD
Director of Clinical Research
Department of Pediatrics
Dell Medical School
University of Texas at Austin