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Q&A: Is Breast Milk Enough?

Does my preemie need a protein supplement or formula?
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Lactation Specialist
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March 2, 2017
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Probably not. Only very early preterm infants need some extra protein and certain minerals. Once the baby is home, these extras are usually not needed.

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