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Do I need to feed my premature baby more than a full-term baby?
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Dr. Javad Deganian
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
They need more calories.

In brief: Yes
They need more calories.
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Dr. Javad Deganian
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Dr. Thomas McDonagh
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Premature babies have a smaller stomach size and will need to eat smaller amounts more frequently than larger full term babies.
Soon after birth premature babies can also have a harder time maintaing their blood sugar; more frequent feedings will help to maintain their blood sugars more easily.

In brief: Yes
Premature babies have a smaller stomach size and will need to eat smaller amounts more frequently than larger full term babies.
Soon after birth premature babies can also have a harder time maintaing their blood sugar; more frequent feedings will help to maintain their blood sugars more easily.
Dr. Thomas McDonagh
Dr. Thomas McDonagh
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