For bonding and breastfeeding, newborns benefit from a cheek full of dextrose

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Researchers are proving that a dose of dextrose gel administered into a baby’s cheek along with regular feedings can raise hypoglycemic babies’ blood sugar, allowing them to stay with their mothers, which promotes breastfeeding.

This full article appears on <a href="https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/01/170131154946.htm">Science Daily</a>

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