Are Early Enteral Feedings and Standard Feeding Protocols Right for Your NICU?

Learning Objectives:

  • Three benefits of initiating early enteral feeds
  • Evidence demonstrating the advantages of feeding protocols
  • Ways to reflect on your current feeding practices and contemplate the potential role of a feeding protocol in your NICU
Please register below to attend the event.


Webinar Details

Cost: Free
Continuing Education Credits: None

Speaker: Olivia Mayer, RD, CSP

Olivia Mayer

Clinical Pediatric Dietitian and NICU Specialist
Palo Alto, CA

Olivia Mayer, RD, CSP

Neonatal nutrition is truly Olivia Mayer’s passion. As a registered dietitian and lead nutrition practitioner in the NICU at a children’s hospital in the San Francisco Bay Area, Olivia is committed to improving the lives of medically fragile infants through nutrition. Her team has been recognized by the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition as a Clinical Nutrition Team of Distinction (only one other children’s hospital has been given this honor).

Prior to starting her current role in 2006, Olivia gained valuable experience in clinical nutrition roles at UCSF Medical Center and Stanford Hospital. She also served as a dietetic intern at the National Institute of Health, Clinical Center, and she is currently completing a Lactation Consultant certifi cation program through UCSD Extension. She has co-authored two journal articles on feeding protocols for premature infants and is a frequent speaker and educator on this important topic.