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Table 2 Reasons for use of any donor breastmilk (n = 40)

From: Feasibility and safety of setting up a donor breastmilk bank in a neonatal prem unit in a resource limited setting: An observational, longitudinal cohort study

Reason Frequency
Insufficient breastmilk* 27 (67.5)
Twins 1(2.5)
Not tolerating formula 3 (7.5)
Sick infant 1(2.5)
Mum sick/unable to breastfeed 4 (10.0)
Re-feeding after NEC related to formula 1(2.5)
Post c/s 3 (7.5)
  1. * According to mother and/or nursing staff