References for those interested in reading

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Martini S, Beghetti I, Annunziata M, Aceti A, Galletti S, Ragni L, Donti A, Corvaglia L. Enteral Nutrition in Term Infants with Congenital Heart Disease: Knowledge Gaps and Future Directions to Improve Clinical Practice. Nutrients. 2021 Mar 13;13(3):932. doi: 10.3390/nu13030932. PMID: 33805775; PMCID: PMC8002077.

Chetta KE, Schulz EV, Wagner CL. Outcomes improved with human milk intake in preterm and full-term infants. Semin Perinatol. 2021 Mar;45(2):151384. doi: 10.1016/j.semperi.2020.151384. Epub 2021 Jan 2. PMID: 33494913. 

Azad MB, Nickel NC, Bode L, Brockway M, Brown A, Chambers C, Goldhammer C, Hinde K, McGuire M, Munblit D, Patel AL, Pérez-Escamilla R, Rasmussen KM, Shenker N, Young BE, Zuccolo L. Breastfeeding and the origins of health: Interdisciplinary perspectives and priorities. Matern Child Nutr. 2021 Apr;17(2):e13109. doi: 10.1111/mcn.13109. Epub 2020 Nov 19. PMID: 33210456; PMCID: PMC7988860.

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