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Multinutrient fortification of human breast milk for preterm infants following hospital discharge

  1. Lauren Young1,
  2. Nicholas D Embleton2,
  3. Felicia M McCormick3,
  4. William McGuire1,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Neonatal Group

Published Online: 28 FEB 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 10 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004866.pub4


How to Cite

Young L, Embleton ND, McCormick FM, McGuire W. Multinutrient fortification of human breast milk for preterm infants following hospital discharge. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD004866. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004866.pub4.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hull York Medical School & Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York, UK

  2. 2

    Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle Neonatal Service, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  3. 3

    University of York, Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, York, UK

*William McGuire, Hull York Medical School & Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York, Y010 5DD, UK. William.McGuire@hyms.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 28 FEB 2013

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[Figure 1]
Figure 1. Forest plot of comparison: 1 Multinutrient fortification vs. no fortification of human breast milk, outcome: 1.1 Weight (g).
[Figure 2]
Figure 2. Forest plot of comparison: 1 Multinutrient fortification vs. no fortification of human breast milk, outcome: 1.2 Head circumference (cm).
[Figure 3]
Figure 3. Forest plot of comparison: 1 Multinutrient fortification vs. no fortification of human breast milk, outcome: 1.3 Length (cm).
[Figure 4]
Figure 4. Forest plot of comparison: 1 Multinutrient fortification vs. no fortification of human breast milk, outcome: 1.4 Visual acuity (cycles/degree).
[Figure 5]
Figure 5. Forest plot of comparison: 1 Multinutrient fortification vs. no fortification of human breast milk, outcome: 1.5 Contrast sensitivity (log).
[Figure 6]
Figure 6. Forest plot of comparison: 1 Multinutrient fortification vs. no fortification of human breast milk, outcome: 1.6 Bone mineral content (g).
[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Multinutrient fortification vs. no fortification of human breast milk, Outcome 1 Weight (g).
[Analysis 1.2]
Analysis 1.2. Comparison 1 Multinutrient fortification vs. no fortification of human breast milk, Outcome 2 Head circumference (cm).
[Analysis 1.3]
Analysis 1.3. Comparison 1 Multinutrient fortification vs. no fortification of human breast milk, Outcome 3 Length (cm).
[Analysis 1.4]
Analysis 1.4. Comparison 1 Multinutrient fortification vs. no fortification of human breast milk, Outcome 4 Visual acuity (cycles/degree).
[Analysis 1.5]
Analysis 1.5. Comparison 1 Multinutrient fortification vs. no fortification of human breast milk, Outcome 5 Contrast sensitivity (log).
[Analysis 1.6]
Analysis 1.6. Comparison 1 Multinutrient fortification vs. no fortification of human breast milk, Outcome 6 Bone mineral content (g).
[Analysis 1.7]
Analysis 1.7. Comparison 1 Multinutrient fortification vs. no fortification of human breast milk, Outcome 7 Bone mineral density (g/cm2).
[Analysis 1.8]
Analysis 1.8. Comparison 1 Multinutrient fortification vs. no fortification of human breast milk, Outcome 8 Duration of human milk feeding.
[Analysis 1.9]
Analysis 1.9. Comparison 1 Multinutrient fortification vs. no fortification of human breast milk, Outcome 9 Proportion of infants fed with breast milk at end of intervention period.