Human Milk and Nutrition Presentations

Prolacta Bioscience Educational Webinar Series Focused in Neonatal Care

Prolacta sponsors webinars on various topics in neonatal nutrition and patient care. Attendees will be able to participate in live events with Q&A sessions or view recorded sessions. Mark your calendars and we hope to meet you online!

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Enduring Programs




Long-Term Growth Outcomes: SGA Preemies Catch Up at 2 Years

Keli Hawthorne, MS, RD, LD Watch

Human Milk Oligosaccharides Underlie Benefits of an Exclusive Human Milk Diet

Victoria Niklas, MA, MD and Chloe Autran, PhD Watch

Human Milk Oligosaccharides: The Marvels of Human Milk

Terry S. Johnson and Amy Paradis Watch

Assessing Malnutrition, Growth, and Nutrition Practices for VLBW Infants

Olivia Mayer, RD, CSP, IBCLCs, NNP Watch

Obtaining a Tissue Bank License for Donor Breast Milk

Amy Mailand Paradis, NNP Access Presentation

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

Panel Watch

Improving Growth for Infants <1250 g Receiving An Exclusive Human Milk Diet

Andi Markell, RD Watch

Evaluating Nutrient Loss In Continuous Enteral Feeding Systems

Keli Hawthorne, MS, RD, LD Watch

Successfully Implementing an Exclusive Human Milk Diet in the NICU: A Nurse Director’s Insights and Lessons Learned

Kim Carmignani, MSN,RNC Watch

Multi-study review of the use of human milk-derived cream in VLBW infants and outcomes

Stacia Pegram, RD


Managing an Exclusive Human Milk Diet in VLBW Infants: Optimizing Enteral Nutrition

Melinda Elliott, MD, FAAP


Management of Short Bowel Syndrome in Postoperative VLBW Infants

Olivia Mayer, RD, CSP, IBCLC


Milk as Medicine: The Benefits of a Human Milk Diet in Term and Preterm Infants

Terry S. Johnson, APN, NNP-BC, CLEC, ASPPS, MN, CE


Beyond Necrotizing Enterocolitis Prevention - Improving Outcomes with an Exclusive Human Milk Diet

Keli Hawthorne, MS, RD, LD,
Austin, TX


Performance Improvement (PI) in the NICU

Barbara Jackson, RD, CNSC

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Compelling Evidence for Nursing Advocates for an Exclusive Human Milk Diet in the NICU



Exclusive Human Milk Diet: Strategies to Achieve Growth Goals and Meet Nutritional Needs in Preterm Infants ≤ 1,250 g Birth Weight

Stacia Pegram, RD Columbia, SC


NICU Enteral Guideline For the Use Of An Exclusive Human Milk Diet (EHMD) in Infants ≤ 1250 g Birth Weight

Andi Markell, RD
Portland, OR


Innovations in Human Milk: Putting Evidence to Practice

Amy Hair, MD
Department of Pediatrics
Texas Children's Hospital


The Benefits of an Exclusive Human Milk Diet in Premature Infants

Keli Hawthorne, MS, RD
Department of Pediatrics
University of Texas at Austin


Growth and Macronutrients for the Premature Infant

Stacia Pegram, MA, RDN, LD
Columbia, SC

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Diagnosing and Managing Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA) in Infants

Cathy Laarman, RD, CSP
Grand Rapids, MI


Early Enteral Feeding Protocols: Standardizing Practice in the NICU

Olivia Mayer, RD
Palo Alto, CA


Implementing Donor Milk in the NICU

Barbara Jackson, RD, CNSC
Winchester, VA

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Probiotics with a 100% Human Milk Diet

Bethany Jung, MS, RD, CSP, CNSC
New Brunswick, NJ

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Decreased cost and improved feeding tolerance in VLBW infants fed an exclusive human milk diet

Melinda J. Elliott, MD, FAAP
Neonatologist and Faculty

Informed Consent - Helping Families Make Decisions

Jonathan M. Fanaroff, MD, JD
Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Cleveland, Ohio


The Role of Donor Human Milk and Exclusive Human Milk Diets in Infants
< 1500 Grams Birth Weight

Andi Markell, RD, LD
Portand, Oregon


Use of an Entirely Human Milk-based Diet in Very Low Birth Weight Infants: Review of Current Evidence & Future Directions

Steven A. Abrams, MD
Baylor College of Medcine

The Human Milk Cream Study

Amy Hair, MD
Texas Children’s Hospital

100% Human Milk versus Bovine-based Formula: The first randomized, double blind clinical trial of nutritionally adequate diets in extremely premature infant

Dr. Cynthia Blanco MD
University of Texas Health Science Center

Exclusive Human Milk Diet: Impact on NEC in Premature Infants, a clinical perspective

Jose A. Perez, MD
Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies