The Promising Role of HMOs in Reducing Risk of NEC
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New research suggests that human milk oligosaccharides may play a pivotal role in reducing necrotizing enterocolitis
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JUL. 22, 2020 4 MIN. READ
Welcoming a new baby into the world should be an exciting time if you're an expecting parent. But when your child is born premature, it's normal to worry about the possible health challenges and complications they may face.
Necrotizing enterocolitis, also known as NEC, is a rare condition that premature babies may develop during their first weeks of life. Though NEC can be managed, its effect on a child's health can be serious. NEC prevention may also be possible, according to new preliminary studies.