NEWSLETTER: Neonatal Total Nutrition Therapy (Neo-TNT): Best-Practice Nutrition Care For Premature Infants

Publish Date: 31 July 2018
Author(s): Cecilia Hofmann, PhD

Abstract:


Neo-TNT News features best-practice nutrition care for premature infants. Highlights from the Neo-TNT program include monitoring methods for neonatal growth, biochemical, clinical, and nutrient intake status; protein needs for optimal growth and development; progressive feeding and human milk fortification; and creating a NICU feeding protocol.


IMPORTANT NOTICE:
Breastfeeding is best for babies and is recommended for as long as possible during infancy.
Human milk should be fortified for very low birthweight infants.

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PRESENTER: SHARON GROH-WARGO, PHD, RD, LD

MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University; Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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PRESENTER: NICHOLAS EMBLETON, MD, FRCPCH

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals; Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK
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PRESENTER: RICHARD J. SCHANLER, MD, FAAP

The Center for Pediatric Research, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Cohen Children’s Medical Center and Northwell Health; Manhasset, New York, USA
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PRESENTER: OSCAR HINCAPIÉ REYES, MD

Hospital Militar Central; Bogotá, Colombia
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MODERATOR: LARRY WILLIAMS, MD

Abbott Nutrition; Columbus, Ohio, USA
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