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Eye on Medicine (Premature Babies) #939887

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 10, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(San Diego: Sanjay Gupta) A University of California at San Diego Medical Center program that encourages mothers of premature babies to commit to breastfeeding featured; details given about the decrease in the life-threatening gastrointestinal infection necrotizing enterocolitis† {NEC} due to this program. [Mother Kathie ROBINSON††- comments.] [Pediatrician Dr. Lisa STELLWAGEN†- notes the difficulty for the mothers.] [Neonatologist Dr. Jae KIM†- says we’re starting to discover the power of what’s in human milk.] [UC San Diego Dr. Charles SAUER†- comments on differences in each mother’s milk.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) An update on the Robinsons’ twins Caldwell and Naomi reported.

Couric, Katie;
Gupta, Sanjay

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