Feed the nursing mother, thereby the infant

Roberto Sosa, Marshall Klaus, Juan J. Urrutia

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A successful attempt to improve nutritional status of infants by supplementing their mothers' diet is described. The habitual diet of a chronically malnourished woman whose milk production was insufficient to feed her newborn infant was supplemented with extra calories. An increase in milk production and in the infant's weight was rapidly obtained.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)668-670
Number of pages3
JournalThe Journal of pediatrics
Issue number4 PART 1
StatePublished - Apr 1976
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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