Community Provider Support of Growth in Premature Infants
Growth is a marker of well being for infants. Many providers interact with parents of infants born preterm around issues related to growth. Both want to know how best to support feeding and nutrition. This statement on was written for community care providers. It outlines how to adjust an infant's age for prematurity and take anthropometric measurements, how to identify growth faltering, and ways of supporting growth through good nutrition.