Hydrolyzed Formula Compared With Standard Formula for Preterm Infants

Derek H C Ng, Nicholas D Embleton, William McGuire

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Clinical Question: For preterm infants, is hydrolyzed formula associated with lower rates of feeding intolerance, lower rates of necrotizing enterocolitis, and faster rates of growth compared with standard cow's milk formula?

Bottom Line: Compared with standard formula, feeding preterm infants hydrolyzed formula is not associated with a lower rate of feeding intolerance, a lower rate of necrotizing enterocolitis, or with faster growth.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1717-1718
Number of pages2
Issue number16
Early online date30 Sept 2017
Publication statusPublished - 24 Apr 2018


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