Gaining and Growing: Assuring Nutritional Care of Preterm Infants in the Community

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This site is designed to provide information to community health professionals who work with premature infants, especially those with very low birthweight (<1500 g) in hopes that assuring adequate nutritional status will improve outcomes and family life for these children.

 Nutrition Assessment

 Nourishing the Very Low Birth Weight Infant After Discharge

 Feeding the Very Low Birth Weight Infant at Home

 What Parents Say About Feeding Preterm Infants

 Decision Trees for Clinical Services

 Case Studies

 Resources for Nutritional Services

 About this Site

 Gaining and Growing Brochure (pdf format)

This site is designed for educational purposes only and is not engaged in rendering medical advice or professional services. The information provided through Gaining and Growing should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or a disease. It is not a substitute for professional care. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, you should consult your health care provider.

This site was funded by a grant from the Maternal Child Health Bureau

HSRA Maternal and Child Health Bureau

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Page reviewed: April 1, 2015