Variation in Enteral Feeding Practices and Growth Outcomes among Very Premature Infants: A Report from the New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative

Timothy P. Stevens, Eileen Shields, Deborah E. Campbell, Adriann Combs, Michael Horgan, Edmund F. La Gamma, KuangNan Xiong, Marilyn Kacica

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Background Extrauterine growth restriction (EUGR) is inversely related to neurodevelopmental outcome. We analyzed growth outcomes and enteral nutrition practices among preterm infants at New York State (NYS) regional perinatal centers (RPCs) to identify practices associated with risk of EUGR. Methods Surviving infants

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number140335
Pages (from-to)9-19
Number of pages11
JournalAmerican Journal of Perinatology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jun 17 2015



  • extrauterine growth restriction
  • infant
  • infant growth
  • neonatal nutrition
  • premature
  • quality improvement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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