Innovations in Human Milk: Putting Evidence to Practice

CE Accredited Lecture on NICUniversity.org

Premature Infants and Nutrition

Program Overview

Organizations such as the American Academy of Pediatrics state that the potential benefits of human milk are such that all preterm infants should receive it. Evidence is now available supporting lower mortality, fewer hospital admissions, and reduced secondary diseases with human milk strategies. This 1 hour, CME accredited webinar will overview the benefits of human milk, highlighting recent evidence, and discuss practical implementation strategies for hospital based neonatologists and caregivers. This program will also discuss future directions in neonatal nutrition.

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Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate confidence in communicating with parents of preterm infants on the newest developments and innovations in the use of pasteurized donor human milk including donor human milk-derived fortifiers and supplements
  • Describe recently studied clinical and economic benefits of an exclusive human milk-based diet
  • Develop implementation strategies of an exclusive human milk-based diet in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Speaker

Dr Amy Hair
Amy Hair, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Program Director of Neonatal Nutrition
Program Director of NICU Intestinal Rehab Team
Section of Neonatology
Department of Pediatrics
Texas Children's Hospital