Human breast milk for preterm infants

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Neonatal care intensive care is complex – with advanced equipment, technical challenges and the problems these babies face, Prof. Nicholas Embleton expounds on the importance of human milk and its role in the preterm infant’s development. He emphasizes the multifaceted nature of breastmilk, emphasizing that it provides more than just nourishment. Nutrition encompasses not only essential nutrients but also functional, microbial, and socio-behavioral elements. Additionally, he discusses the vital importance of the cellular components of breastmilk, specifically stem cells.

Prof. Nick Embleton

Prof. Nick Embleton

New Castle University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK

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