Monday, November 01, 2004

Premature Help
QuadCity Times
Features: Health
Last Updated: 10:33 pm, Sunday, October 31st, 2004
By Rachelle Treiber
"In a freezer at University Hospitals in Iowa City sit hundreds of bottles of breast milk,  each donated from a breast-feeding mother — and each with the potential to help save the life of a premature baby. At the Iowa City research hospital, and in other neonatal intensive care units across the country, critically ill preemies fight to survive.
Some, as tiny as 1 1/2 to 2 pounds, could fit into the palm of an adult hand. Kelli Odom, Davenport, comforts her premature newborn, Maysun, at University Hospitals in Iowa City...."

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