Assessment of a conservative enteral feeding regimen on the incidence of NEC and initial head circumference and body weight in VLBW and ELBW infants: A retrospective analysis

M. Butte, H. Sauer, L. Gortner & S. Meyer
Background: Recently, the A.S.P.E.N. Clinical Guidelines on nutritional support of neonatal patients at risk for necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) were published [ref:1] proposing a regimen of advancing enteral feeds by 30 mLs/kg/d. Of note currently reported prevalence rates of NEC[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]