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Table 1 Feeding characteristics in a breastfeeding infant with Down syndrome at 4, 10 and 24 weeks

From: Altered sucking dynamics in a breastfed infant with Down syndrome: a case report

  4 weeks 10 weeks 24 weeks Reference range [17, 23]
24 h milk production (mL) 546 819 1150 788 ± 169
24 h breastfeed frequency 12 12 14 11 ± 1.6
Breastfeed duration (min) 11 16 14 16 (13, 23.6)
Breastfeed intake/feed (mL)
 Left breast 25 (14, 54) 40 (9, 92) 72 (2, 118) 84 ± 28a
 Right breast 19 (12, 28) 32 (10, 56) 60 (16, 114) 67 ± 26b
24 h expression frequency 6 7 0  
24 h expression volume (mL) 278 392 226  
24 h infant milk intake (mL)
 Breastfeeding 268 427 924  
 Expressed milk 219 270 0  
Total milk intake 487 697 924  
Infant weight (g)
(Birthweight = 2700 g)
3478 5006 6425  
  1. Feeding characteristics reported as mean ± standard deviation or median (min, max) for 24 h reference range, breastfeed duration and milk intake for left and right breasts. Measured values reported for the 24 h milk production, 24 h breastfeed frequency, 24 h expression frequency, 24 h expression volume and infant weight at monitored breastfeeds
  2. aValues for more productive breast, bValues for less productive breast