Clinical Exemplars of the Adoption and Implementation of an Exclusive Human Milk Diet for the NICU

The panel of presenters share their unique personal experiences with the critical role that the nurse management team, advanced practice clinicians, and bedside nurses play in the successful adoption and implementation of an exclusive human milk diet for very-low-birth-weight (VLBW) infants.

Learning Objectives


At the end of the presentation, the learner will be able to:

  • Explain the benefits of an exclusive human milk diet for VLBW infants
  • Recognize the nutritional goals for VLBW infants
  • Learn how one NICU reduced their NEC rate and how they justified the cost to onboard Prolact+ H2MF
  • Discover how another NICU reduced TPN days with an exclusive human milk diet


Terry Johnson headshot
Terry Johnson APN, NNP-BC, ASPPS, CLEC

Pam Middleton headshot
Pam Middleton RN, BSN, MPA

Amy Paradis headshot
Amy Mailand Paradis RNC, NNP-BC, CNS, MS