Fed When Hungry, Premature Babies Go Home Sooner

McCormick FM, Tosh K, McGuire W. Ad libitum or demand/semi-demand feeding versus scheduled interval feeding for preterm infants. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 2.

Although many parents and health care providers attempt to schedule a preterm newborn’s feeding pattern, a new review of studies reveals that feeding in response to the infant’s own hunger cues might result …

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