Table 2.

Nutritional Characteristics

Birth Weight
Interval
(g)
Duration
PN ≥75%* (Days)
Age at First
Enteral Feeding (Days)
Age at Full
Enteral Feeding (Days)
Age to Regain
Birth Weight (Days)
501 –60020.8  ± 15.8 9.2  ± 5.533.8  ± 15.615.2  ± 12.2
601 –70020.7  ± 15.09.5  ± 9.534.0  ± 19.316.7  ± 12.6
701 –80015.6  ± 11.38.0  ± 6.627.3  ± 15.217.2  ± 12.3
801 –90014.0  ± 11.26.2  ± 5.623.0  ± 13.815.5  ± 10.1
901 –100012.2  ± 9.95.7  ± 5.120.8  ± 12.514.4  ± 9.7
1001 –110010.3  ± 9.24.8  ± 3.618.3  ± 12.112.8  ± 7.5
1101 –12007.4  ± 6.83.9  ± 3.714.2  ± 9.513.2  ± 8.5
1201 –13005.7  ± 5.03.1  ± 2.612.1  ± 8.011.5  ± 7.6
1301 –14004.8  ± 5.62.9  ± 2.910.7  ± 7.612.0  ± 7.3
1401 –15004.9  ± 5.22.8  ± 2.710.7  ± 7.711.6  ± 6.6
  • Abbreviation: PN, parenteral nutrition.

  • * Duration of PN providing at least 75% of the total daily fluid volume.

  • Birth weight regained and maintained for 2 days.

  • Mean ± SD.