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Prolacta Bioscience’s eNewsletter serves to extend our mission of “making a meaningful difference in the lives of thousands of the most vulnerable infants through world class research and innovative products” by providing the health care professional with a brief overview of evolving research, current clinical issues and emerging strategies relevant to the care of the premature infant and sick newborn.

Latch, Human Milk Science News Breastfeeding Awareness Month Special Edition 2017

August 2017

Latch, Human Milk Science News Summer 2017 edition

June 2017

  • Human milk for preterm infants
  • Impact of donor milk availability on breast milk use for necrotizing enterocolotis rates
  • Mother's own milk: a moving target
  • Providers partnering with moms increases breastfeeding rates
  • Methods to promote mom's own milk in preterm infants

January 2014

  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis Risk Assessment with GutCheckNEC
  • Contaminated Breast Milk Purchased on the Internet
  • “I Have Faith in My Milk”: The Meaning of Milk for Mothers of Very Low Birth Weight Infants Hospitalized in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Role of Fathers on Breastfeeding: Initiation, Exclusivity, Continuation

October 2013

  • Exclusive Human Milk Diets in Extremely Premature Infants
  • NICU Breast Milk Warming Practices
  • Pasteurized Human Donor Milk Use in the US
  • Long-Term Health Care Costs Associated with NEC

July 2013

  • Feeding Practices and Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Role of Absent or Reversed End-Diastolic Flow in the
    Development of NEC
  • Role of Changes in the Microbiome as a Predictor for Late Onset NEC
  • Lipid and Calorie Loss from Donor Human Milk with Gavage Feedings

April 2013

  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Term Infants.
  • Surgical NEC: Outcomes by Intestinal Location of Disease.
  • Prevention of NEC: Role of Standardized Feeding Protocols.
  • Does NICU Design Influence a Mother’s Expressing Milk for Her Preterm Infant.

January 2013

  • Transfusion-Associated Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Neonatal Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Effect of Breast Milk on Hospital Costs and Length of Stay
  • Breastfeeding Protects Against Current Asthma

August 2012

  • 20th World Breastfeeding Week
  • NEC: Role of Feeding Protocols and Human Milk Feedings
  • Nursing and Outcomes of VLBW Infants
  • National Neonatal Nurses Day: September 15th
  • A Human Milk Diet and the Reduction of Probability of Remaining on TPN

May 2012

  • New AAP Policy Statement on Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk
  • Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk in the NICU
  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis and Long Term Neurodevelopmental Impact
  • Nutritional and Immunobiological Properties of Human Milk

February 2012

“Milk as Medicine”

  • Human Milk and Antioxidants
  • Reduction in Sepsis in Premature Infants
  • Prevention of NEC
  • “In Your Hands” Video

November 2011

  • November is Prematurity Awareness Month®
  • Outcomes of Preterm Infants: Morbidity Replaces Mortality
  • Familial Pattern of Preterm Birth: Insights to Etiology?
  • Prolacta Bioscience Partnership with Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure®

August 2011

  • Guidelines for Preparation of Human Milk and Formula in Health Care Facilities
  • The Effect of an Exclusive Human Milk Diet on the Pharmacoeconomics of NEC
  • Breastfeeding and a Reduced Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  • World Breastfeeding Week August 1-7, 2011

June 2011

  • Prolacta Clinical Trial Presented at PAS
  • Safety of Human Milk Banks
  • FDA Issues Warning to Halt Feeding Thickening Product to Infants
  • The HAMLET Project
  • Prolacta Bioscience Awarded Patent

February 2011

  • The Cost of Prematurity
  • The FDA Weighs In on Milk Sharing
  • Improving the Use of Human Milk in the NICU

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