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In the NICU - Feeding

Feeding your baby in the Neonatal Unit

Feeding is an important part of your baby’s journey in the neonatal unit. In this section, we look at the ways to optimise your baby’s nutrition and feeding experience. We highlight the value of your breast milk and guide you on how to provide it for your baby, and outline the substitutes that may be used if not. We also explain the different ways your baby may feed and how you can be involved. Finally, we explain how we monitor your baby’s growth and discuss feeding at home.