Summarize short and long term benefits of human milk especially as it relates to low birth weight infants.
Demonstrate confidence in communicating with parents of low birth weight infants on new developments in newborn nutrition including human milk fortifiers, other options to breast milk (e.g. donor milk).
Describe current controlled trials of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) and other outcomes using an exclusive human milk diet.
Steven A. Abrams, MD Professor of Pediatrics Baylor College of Medicine
This 1 hour presentation is designed for the healthcare professional caring for premature infants.