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Growth in VLBW infants fed predominantly fortified maternal and donor human milk diets: a retrospective cohort study

  • Tarah T Colaizy1Email author,
  • Susan Carlson2,
  • Audrey F Saftlas3 and
  • Frank H MorrissJr1
BMC Pediatrics201212:124

Received: 9 March 2012

Accepted: 21 June 2012

Published: 17 August 2012

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Original Submission
9 Mar 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
22 Apr 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Deborah OConnor
10 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Deborah Tuttle
4 Jun 2012 Author responded Author comments - Tarah Colaizy
Resubmission - Version 2
4 Jun 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
21 Jun 2012 Editorially accepted
17 Aug 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2431-12-124

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Pediatrics, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
Department of Food and Nutrition, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Department of Epidemiology College of Public Health, University of Iowa