With current medical technology, it is becoming more common for preterm babies to reach their growth potential. Have you ever wondered what current research is saying about improving growth outcomes for pre-term babies? The video is an adaptation of Dr. Christoph Fusch’s seminar on "How to avoid postnatal growth retardation in preterm infants surviving neonatal intensive care."

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