[Answer] A preterm neonate admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit at about 30 weeks’ gestation is placed in an oxygenated isolette. The neonate’s mother tells the nurse that she was planning to breastfeed the neonate. Which instructions about breastfeeding would be most appropriate?

Answer: Gavage feedings using breast milk can be given until the neonate can coordinate sucking and swallowing.
A preterm neonate admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit at about 30 weeks’ gestation is placed in an oxygenated isolette. The neonate’s …

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