TABLE 4.

Feeding Characteristics of Study Infants (Mean ± SD)

CharacteristicAdvancing VolumeMinimal VolumeP Value
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Volume fed study d 10 (mL/kg/d)124 ± 5016 ± 12<.001
Volume fed study d 20 (mL/kg/d)139 ± 54117 ± 60.91
Hours feeds withheld study d 1–1036 ± 4149 ± 54.10
Hours feeds withheld study d 11–2045 ± 6458 ± 69.24
Days from increasing volumes to full enteral feeds15.5 ± 11.114.4 ± 14.8.89
Days from increasing volumes to full oral feeds52.8 ± 25.261.0 ± 28.0.08
No. of infants reaching full enteral feeds within 10 d of increasing volumes (%)32 (46)34 (48).68