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Weighing babies to assess milk intake is unreliable

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 09 November 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:1012

Weighing newborn babies before and after a feed is an unreliable method of assessing milk intake. This is despite widespread practice and endorsement by the World Health Organization. A team …

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