Foreword
Monitoring breastfeeding rates in Italy
Initiation of breastfeeding
Short duration of breastfeeding and early introduction of cow's milk as a result of mothers' low level of education
Influence of different types of post-discharge feeding on somatic growth, cognitive development and their correlation in very low birthweight preterm infants
Hydrolysed proteins in preterm formula
Post-discharge nutrition of the very low-birthweight infant
Allergic manifestations in very low-birthweight infants
Intestinal microflora in early infancy
Advances in the modulation of the microbial ecology of the gut in early infancy
Prebiotic concept for infant nutrition
Prebiotics in infant milk formulas
Effects of a new mixture of prebiotics on faecal flora and stools in term infants
Pro- and pre-biotics administration in preterm infants
Iron balance and iron nutrition in infancy
“Minor” feeding problems during the first months of life
Oligosaccharides might stimulate calcium absorption in formula-fed preterm infants
Soy-based formulas and phyto-oestrogens
Hepatitis and cholestasis in infancy