TABLE 3

Enteral Feeding Volumes in the First 4 Days of Life

Pre (n = 52)Goal Volume per Guideline, mL/kg per dPost (n = 65)P
0–24 h∼20–30
 Enteral feeding volumes consumed, mL/kg per d, mean (SD)41.5 (20.7)41.2 (17.9).95
 Any direct breastfeeding,a n (%)20 (47.6)18 (35.3).23
25–48 h∼60
 Enteral feeding volumes consumed, mL/kg per d, mean (SD)71.0 (28.2)57.0 (28.0).14
 Any direct breastfeeding, n (%)16 (45.7)16 (47.1).91
49–72 h∼80
 Enteral feeding volumes consumed, mL/kg per d, mean (SD)94.6 (38.1)81.7 (38.0).32
 Any direct breastfeeding,a n (%)12 (36.4)13 (44.8).61
73–96 h∼100
 Enteral feeding volumes consumed, mL/kg per d, mean (SD)122.3 (20.8)80.7 (32.2)<.001
 Any direct breastfeeding,a n (%)18 (56.3)8 (34.8).17
  • a Analysis for breastfeeding outcomes was restricted to infants eligible to receive mother’s milk.