TABLE 1.

Characteristics of Study Groups

CharacteristicExperimental (n = 15)Control (n = 15)P Value
Mean estimated gestational age39.839.9.13
Number of females89.7
Mean birth weight34803524.78
Mean study weight33273343.91
Mean Apgar at 1 min98.20
Mean Apgar at 5 min99.33
Ethnicity of mother4 Black1 Black.23
9 White11 White
1 Hispanic3 Hispanic
1 Other0 Other
Mean postnatal age (h)4640.11
Mean maternal age (y)3028.46
Mean number breastfeeds before1310.13
Mean number bottlefeeds before01.54