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Insights in Feeding and Nutrition
We invite you to explore, read, learn and join the conversation about preterm infant feeding and nutrition — the benefits, the challenges and the innovative solutions that are designed to help promote healthier growth and development.
How Technology Can Address the Critical Gap in NICU Care
The American Hospital Association (AHA) recently determined that 75% of senior hospital executives endorsed the importance of digital innovation. This is incredible progress for the industry, but there are still key areas within hospitals that need to embrace the new technologies available.
NICUs Lack Automation and Clinical Decision Support that Tech Could Fix
Each day, neonatal intensive care units face a critical task: calculating and monitoring caloric intake for critically ill infants. Premature babies or babies afflicted with serious maladies require this stewardship to ensure their survival and recovery, but there are two main problems that persist…
Preterm Infant Growth Assessment — Metrics That Matter
Leading experts Dr. Tanis Fenton and Dr. Bill Hay address the challenges associated with EUGR to properly assess preterm infant growth and discuss the metrics that are essential for optimizing nutritional support while mitigating the potential for adverse outcomes…
Making the Transition to Oral Feeding
Preterm infants born prior to 32 weeks are especially vulnerable as a result of their profoundly immature organ systems and the intensive care they require after birth.reterm labor and birth is a leading cause of pediatric morbidity and mortality worldwide, resulting in an economic demand on the health care system that is estimated at $26.2 billion each year
A Parent’s View from the NICU
When women picture what their birth experience will look like, we hope for an easy delivery followed by those blissful postpartum days enjoying newfound motherhood. For me, I immediately took myself off the list of people who had complications during pregnancy/delivery. That happens to “other people” and I would not be joining that club. The thing is, we do not get the luxury of choosing to remain off that list. Nobody prepares you for the overwhelming rollercoaster of emotions that come along with a less than perfect birth. Its fear of the unknown, guilt in wondering if you could have done something differently, shame that as a woman you couldn’t carry your child safely to term and so much more.
Bringing Technology to Enteral Feed: Less Art, More Science
As survival rates for extremely preterm infants improve, attention is now being focused on improving the quality of survival through optimal nutritional management. Optimal nutrition during this critical period in early life can positively impact…
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