Table 1

Cases presenting with hypernatraemia on readmission

Body wt (g) Day of postnatal discharge Day readmitted Wt loss (%) Max [Na] (mmol/l) Fully breast fed on second discharge
422071015151No
3100Home delivery 616160Yes
37202 717150No
34953 718152No
26702 619156No
27803 620163?
35902 826157No
235041027175No