Neonatal Nutrition and Metabolism by Patti J. Thureen

By Patti J. Thureen

Neonatal food has a pivotal function in common baby improvement and is of even larger value within the in poor health or untimely neonate. This considerably revised and up-to-date new version contains a entire account of the fundamental technology, metabolism and dietary standards of the neonate, and a drastically accelerated variety of chapters dealing intensive with medical matters starting from IUGR, intravenous feeding, dietary cures for inborn mistakes of metabolism and care of the neonatal surgical sufferer. Evolving from those clinical and scientific features, the quantity highlights the $64000 long term results of fetal and neonatal progress on healthiness in later lifestyles.

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Gynecol. 1992;166:671–6. 115 Sparks, J. , Hay, W. , Battaglia, F. C. Partition of maternal nutrients to the placenta and fetus in the sheep. Eur. J. Obstet. Gynaecol. 1983;14:331–40. 116 Battaglia, F. , Meschia, G. An Introduction to Fetal Physiology. Orlando: Academic Press; 1986. 117 McGowan, J. , Aldoretta, P. , Hay, W. W. Jr. Contribution of fructose and lactate produced in placenta to calculation of fetal glucose oxidation rate. Am. J. Physiol. 1995;269:E834–9. 118 Carter, B. , Moores, R. R.

235,236 Amniotic fluid contains proteins and carbohydrates, as well as meconium particles, squames and other “debris”. 242 They proposed that swallowing and absorption of proteins in fetal life may represent an important physiological mechanism for preparing the fetus for extrauterine life. From mid-gestation until term, amniotic fluid volume varies little and averages 780 mL. Post-term, volumes decrease so that by 43 weeks the average volume is only 400 mL. 233 Human fetuses begin to ingest amniotic fluid early in gestation, although it is not until the third trimester that appreciable volumes are involved.

Biochem. J. 1987;242:305–8. 130 Liechty, E. , Lemons, J. A. Effect of fasting on uteroplacental amino acid metabolism in the pregnant sheep. Biol. Neonate 1991;60:207–14. , Jaroszewicz, K. The activity of aminotransferases in human placenta in early pregnancy. Biochem. Med. Metab. Biol. 1971;5:436–9. 132 Smeaton, T. , Owens, J. , Kind, K. , Robinson, J. S.

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